A discussion of the american dream as represented in "American Beauty" and "The Great Gatsby"
The American Dream in American Beauty
The concept of a blanket American Dream to suit all people is exposed as wrong in Mendes's American Beauty. By building a conformist community where the perception as opposed to actual happiness is chased, is a key theme in the film. The director uses characterisation to explore the effect the American Dream has had on the three central characters. Mendes challenges the credibility of such a blanket dream, and the concept of spirituality and beauty being lost in the process of blindly chasing a perceived goal of happiness.
The context of the film and…
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