Running Head: CADDYSHACK
The dominant theme in the movie Caddyshack (1980) is the power struggle. The power
struggle can be seen to occur between the traditional version of the golfers and the modern
version of the golfers. The primary focus of the movie is on Danny, who plays the role of a
caddy for Ty Webb and Judge Elihu Smails. Danny works this job to ad with financing for
college. At the same time, he focuses on caddying the judge to help with landing a scholarship
through the caddy scholarship program. The power struggle can mainly be seen between Judge
Smails and Czervik, with focus on the judge as part of the old regime and Czervik as part of the
modern group of golfers engaging in golf in this part of town. This can especially be seen where
the judge and Czervik play golf against each other based on a wager which leads the judge to try
to manipulate Danny to be on his side or miss out on landing a caddy scholarship. This movie
Caddyshack does the theme on power struggle justice through manipulation and use of each
other, which has then been made more apparent through the practical use of cinematography,
direction, and lighting (IMDb. 2018).
The movie has three techniques identified, that is, cinematography, lighting, and direction.
With regard to cinematography, the focus is given to Danny, Carl, the judge, and Czervik. In the