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Movie Makeup Design
A look at the use of makeup design in various films.
# 122678 | 1,000 words | 4 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Film (Artist) , Film (General)

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This paper provides an analysis of the makeup design used on various actors in the film "The Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest." The paper further evaluates how that design helps or hinders performance of the following characters: Tia Dalma, Jack Sparrow, Will Turner, Bootstrap Turner, Elizabeth Swann, Governor Swann, the cannibals, the pirates, Davy Jones and his crew, and James Norrington.

From the Paper:

"The makeup design used in director Gore Verbinski's action adventure film "The Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" ranges from subtle normalcy to the creatively grotesque. This analysis will demonstrate how different makeup design is used to enhance characterization across a variety of characters in the film. The makeup design of several characters is subtle and is an effort to make them appear normal in their various roles and positions in society. Among these are Elizabeth Swann, Will Turner and Governor Swann."

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