The movie Dark Shadows is a Drama, Comedy, Romantic Fantasy and Horror genre. The main character in this movie is Johnny Depp, usually he acts in fantasy genre movies, like this one. The technical code and symbolic codes were used in this film. For example when Johnny was sad the weather changed and the music was scary and sad. The green sheen was used often in this movie. this is because there are lots of special effects like ghosts and other magical effects. However the camera was used often aswell. Iconography in this movie was weather, this is because it was dark and this suggests that the genre of this movie is Horror. Additionally old fashion clothes is also important thing in the movie, because they suggest that it is fantasy movie. The movie was set in 1827 in old castle. Todorov theory suits this movie because the narrative follows the structure. there is Equilibrium,disruption, Recognition, Repair, disruption, Repair. Also the main opposition in this movie is Death and Life. Vladimir Propp theory; there are a hero, princess,false hero. The movie entertains and excites audience.
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