The Starvation Video games is a movie based mostly on a novel by Suzanne Collins. That novel tells the story of Katniss Everdeen, a poor lady who illegally hunts within the woods close to her dwelling to assist her ravenous household. She and her household dwell in District 12 of Panem, a nation situated in a post-apocalyptic North America. Yearly, a boy and a woman, aged between 12 and 18, is chosen from every district to take part within the “Starvation Video games”. These video games function a punishment for a failed riot towards the totalitarian Capitol. This yr Katniss's youthful sister Primrose “Prim” is chosen. To guard her sister, Katniss volunteers in her place.
Once I first noticed this movie, I observed that it carefully resembled the favored actuality tv present Survivor in the way it introduced contestants dwelling out within the wilderness making an attempt to outlast one another. With a view to survive, contestants banded into tribes to eradicate the competitors. Contestants within the Starvation Video games, or “tributes” as they're referred to within the film, additionally banded collectively. As well as, contestants on Survivor had been allowed to carry one object from dwelling with them. Within the movie, Katniss brings her mockingjay pin. Additionally, members on the present had been generally given sure perks for profitable competitions like, as an illustration, briefly returning to the mainland to get respectable meals and clear up. The Starvation Video games permits its tributes to get sponsors to provide them particular gadgets, like meals or medication.
One other similarity I observed within the story was the affect of historical Roman tradition on sure points of the Starvation Video games . The plain one could be the video games themselves. This occasion carefully resembles Roman gladiatoral video games, the place slaves had been pressured to struggle to the loss of life for the leisure of the spectators. In Panem, the Starvation Video games are introduced on tv so all the nation watches as youngsters kill one another for the amusement of the Capitol.
To wrap, The Starvation Video games is a good movie combining actuality tv with historical Roman gladiator fights. I extremely advocate it!
Director: Gary Ross.
Producers: Nina Jacobson and Jon Kilik.
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark, Liam Hemsworth as Gale Hawthorne, Woody Harrelson as Haymitch Abernathy, Elizabeth Banks as Effie Trinket, Lenny Kravitz as Cinna, and Stanley Tucci as Caesar Flickerman.