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A contemporary Film
on June 13, 2016
This is L.A. Southern California and Falling down is a great film. Michael Douglas just did a great job portraying a man who was over educated, divorced and fed up with the system. a man running around with the consciousness, that life is without meaning and that security is a glass wall, living in an obsolete world with an obsolete government.
There are many films that capture the Life of Los Angeles, Training Day, Colors, American History X. It is the home of Hollywood where films are made, the Mystique of a decadent city, a place like most cities where people live on top of one another and you are either economically viable or just another homeless person running around the streets of Santa Monica or anywhere in L.A. for that matter trying to scrounge for a buck or a morsel of food.
The Freeways are always jammed with Grid Lock and the Smog is so bad in the summer time your eyes are just burning,Hey this is L.A. the streets are paved with gold. The graffiti is everywhere the writing is on the walls and shows us where we are going and the gangs and guns and turf wars are all around us.
There is a very thin line between Fiction and reality and although this supposed to be a film or a fictional story it is a direct reflection of our own lives. right here & now.
When the film came out it was said that it only did well here in California. Michael Douglas like his father...A great Actor.