Narrative - Scene 8 - skinhead
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Narrative - Scene 8 - skinhead
A2 FILM STUDIES – FM4 – URBAN STORIES – POWER, POVERTY & CONFLICTThe characters are attacked by a gang of white skin heads. Vinz pulls his gun (representing his anger) and theytake a single skin head to an alley.Vinz holds the gun to the skin head’s head and threatens to pull the trigger.Hubert, having enough of Vinz’s pride and arrogance goads him on saying “a good skinhead is a dead skinhead”Vinz is unable to pull the trigger and a major change takes place within him. Can Todorov’s theory of narrative be applied to this scene? Explain your answer How does Vinz’s inability to kill and his realisation that he is angry and segregated impact upon the narrative? You must include analysis of themes, micro elements and include some cultural / historical context.