Two Cars One Night- Synopsis

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Running head: Two cars one nightTWO CARS ONE NIGHTA short film by Taika Waititi
Two cars one night1Table of ContentsSynopsis of the movie.................................................................................................................................2Aim of the director- Taika Waititi...............................................................................................................2Narrative......................................................................................................................................................2Equilibrium..............................................................................................................................................3Disequilibrium.........................................................................................................................................3Recognition..............................................................................................................................................3Repair......................................................................................................................................................3New equilibrium......................................................................................................................................3Editing.........................................................................................................................................................3Cinematography..........................................................................................................................................4References...................................................................................................................................................5
Two cars one night2Synopsis of the movieTwo cars one night is a story of three Young kids named, Romeo, Ed, and Polly wherethe two boys were waiting for their parents sitting in a car parked at a hotel. Another carcomes beside them where the girl, Polly is also kept to wait for her parents. The boys andgirl start talking to each other. Initially, there was some kind of cross-car rivalry betweenthem which soon turned into a budding friendship.Aim of the director- Taika WaititiIn childhood, there are a few moments which have a life-lasting impact because anunexpected happiness is found from those moments.The director has here explained that his aim for this movie was to capture and show thosefew small things which happen to all in their lives (Marubbio, 2013). He has capturedsmall things like friendship, rivalry, and kindness which generally are not noticed. Waititihas shown through the eyes of children, that the moments that are having a ‘lastingimpact’ does not really occur through large actions but occurs through the purity of heart,mind, and soul.NarrativeThe narrative of ‘two cars one night,' at the beginning of the movie, seems to affirm the Theoryof Equilibrium and Disequilibrium given by Todorov’s which later on shifts away from thetheory