Breakfast at Tiffany's

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The movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s is about a Broadway film that highlights a fictional love story in the time of war. A young, beautiful, and lost woman only searching for money in order to escape life with her brother meets a dashing man, who looks like her brother, and oddly enough has the same job. These two immediately become the best of friends and before one knows it they begin developing feelings for one another. Although it may have taken Holly Golightly some time to understand her life parallel to this new love, she finally learns that she fell in love and although scared, knows she will always be happy with Paul Varjak from then on out. Breakfast at Tiffany’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s is a romantic love story between a woman named Holly Golightly, played by Audrey Hepburn, and Paul Varjak, played by George Peppard. Breakfast at Tiffany’s was directed by Blake Edwards and produced in 1961. The story takes place in New York City during World War II which is the perfect setting for these two fast paced, living lovers. The love story in this movie could only be developed through the vital cinematic elements of music, symbolism, and plot. One of the biggest cinematic elements used which helps create the beautiful love story in Breakfast at Tiffany’s is music. Breakfast at Tiffany’s (the song) by Henri Mancini plays every time the audience catches the two protagonists have a jolly time together. The scene involving the two enjoying each others’ company while out on the city of New York used this song to lighten the audiences attitude and really set the mood of the scenario. By creating such a high spirited atmosphere the director takes this opportunity to connect the audience and the main characters love. He also uses this moment to build the audience’s affection for the protagonists in order for the following scene (involving Holly’s bad news about leaving for
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