Running head: NOAH FILM
The film “Noah” is a film based on the bible story of Noah and the ark. The film was
written and directed by the American filmmaker Darren Aronofksy and debuted in 2014. In the
movie, the story has taken a different perspective, adding more information than there is in the
bible. This has led to the fil gaining critics from the religious front who believes the filmmakers
failed. However, the film maintains the main themes of the story in the bible and uses similar
characters as the bible. The makers of the film have used excellent filming techniques to make the
movie exciting and incorporate essential themes discussed in the bible. The filming methods have
earned the film a following of people who are much impressed with the film.
Themes in the film
Evil in humanity
The film has various characters who portray evil and are engaged in actions that harm
others and animals. The film begins with a scare from an animal that was killed by some men to
eat it. The men further try to kill Noah without any provocation showing they were evil and were
willing to do anything to God's creation. The evil in humanity continues to be discussed and
portrayed in the film in various scenes. For instance, Noah and his family travel to look for his
father and find several dead bodies and one survivor, Ila, who they took with them. The killers
appear and try to kill them but are protected supernaturally by the watchers.
Similarly, the watchers tell of their struggle in the hands of humans after they tried to help
them. The watchers are adamant in assisting Noah to at first, as they are bitter of what the humans
did to them after offering them help. Besides, when Noah goes to get wives for his sons, he finds
out that people are treated terribly and goes back without finding a wife. Humans are sold, and
women are disrespect...
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