What is the theme of the movie Another Earth? Or how do you determine what the theme of a movie is?





I'm writing an essay on the movie Another Earth for a film assignment. I'm not sure I quite understand how to determine the theme of a movie?



Similar Asks:

  • Silence of the Lambs question? - I have to do an essay on Silence of the Lambs and analyze how the movie is contrasting the differnet woman in the movie and underscoring how difficult it is for women to succeed in a man’s world. I didn’t understand the movie too much… can anyone give me an explaination on this?if you poeple
  • SUMMER READING: whats a movie proposal? - i need to write a movie proposal for my summer reading book. this is the instructions :five paragraph essay (12-point font, double spaced, minimum of two full pages TYPED) to a movie producer trying to convince them to make your book a movie. You have to explain why the story, characters, conflict, plot and theme
  • Juno the movie, Symbols, Motifs, Metaphors, etc? - Hey world!Talking about Juno the movie: [external link] need to write up an analysis on Juno. /essay.Could you guys help me find techniques and an example of when it happens in the movie. I’ll do the analysis. I’ve got a couple of good points but I need some more ideas and I’m struggling.Just
  • What’s the satire and technique in Dr. Strangelove? Please explain in some detail.? - I have to write an essay about the movie and I didn’t understand it that well. Please give me enough explanation to be able to comprehend what the satire is and how the film achieves this.
  • What is the whole point of A Clockwork Orange? - I read the book and ust got done watching the movie. But i still haven’t grasped the whole picture/ idea of the story. I understand the basic stuff that went on, but what is the main theme of the story. I am also thinking about writing an essay on A Clockwork Orange but I
  • I have to write a essay on to kill a mockingbird and i need help!please? - The theme being- prejudice and superstion can lead to injustice or people often fear what they dont understand- and explain how the film communicates this message.
  • Dances with wolves intro? 10 POINTS!? - So i am writing an essay on dances with wolves. The essay is about the changes from the book to movie. Im really strugglig to write an intro. For instance this was my teachers example. Most of the literature in the world is not made into movies. When they are, the director does their best




2 Answers to “What is the theme of the movie Another Earth? Or how do you determine what the theme of a movie is?”

  1. coronations says:

    I would say that the overarching theme of the movie is atonement. Throughout the movie the main character tries to atone for what she has done by helping the man, cleaning his house and getting him back in the game by being a kind of moral support. She also atones by punishing herself for what she has done, taking a minimum wage job when she could still do great things with her life and isolating herself from her old friends and her family. The other Earth introduces the possibility of an alternate reality where she did not make the same choices and highlights just how much one instance of carelessness has impacted her forever.

  2. surbases says:

    the main character tries to makeup for the mistake she did when she killed the man’s wife and baby. another exact same earth is like a background to the movie. i would say theme is responsibility. she feels that it’s her responsibility to help that guy after what she did to his family. she helps by cleaning his house, being his friend/lover… making him smile and happy again.