Saturday, 27 February 2010

THX 1138 Geroge Lucas


A large amount of the work I am creating will often have some kind of filmic research behind them watching films like this will only greater my understanding of the subject area that is being worked upon. Another source of inspiration has came from the Film THX 1148 director George Lucas, the films was recommended as it is a similar adaptation of the Logan’s Run and more importantly its plot line.

A couple of thoughts pondered my head after watching. I find it strange on the way everybody in the beginning have these factory like worker roles to play, to some extent it can be seen mimicking the modern day and lives. I noticed the Porcelain type of environments and taken note of these as it may come into my work later, because of White clothing/bold heads it seems like society obtain no identities as if they are clones of one another. This quote suggests this

‘’Occupations to fill work hard increase production prevent accidents and be happy’’ robotic voice quoted from the film.

Life is about being watched the classic scenario in the modern world today is CCTV camera monitoring. In the film much like Logan’s Run things are being watched studied by a higher status. Seeing the way in which emotions (happy/Sad) and surroundings in THX1128 corresponds to the environments plus the overall ascetic allows me to capture the imagery from the film to my advantage for example if the mood it anger surroundings and the environments will be more sharp in terms of architecture structures this was something I noticed, the atmosphere would obtain more darker values less vibrant colours for a sense of distraught.

(Racing action scene end of film impressive stuffs)

THX 1138

Plot Summary
The human race has been relocated to a underground city located beneath the Earth's surface. In the underground city, the population are entertained by holographic TV which broadcasts sex and violence and robotic police force enforces the law. In the underground city, society controls all life, all citizens are drugged to control their emotions and their behavior and sex is a crime. Factory worker THX-1138 stops taking the drugs and he breaks the law when he finds himself falling in love with his room-mate LUH 3417 and is imprisoned when LUH 3417 is pregnant. Escaping from jail with illegal programmer SEN 5241 and a hologram named SRT, THX 1138 goes in search of LUH 3417 and escape to the surface, whilst being pursued by robotic policemen.
Written by Daniel Williamson

1 comment:

Alan Postings said...

Hi Raj,

Watch your spelling...George Lucas...not Lukas (post title)