The Occasion Movie¶s Achievement Story Summer The Plot Final Word
Grossing $70.9M in North America Ranking 13th among films in 1993 Awards British Comedy Awards 1993 Saturn Award for Best Actress (Film) 2000: AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs #34 2008: AFI's 10 Top 10 #8 Fantasy
Self-centered TV meteorologist Phil Connors new producer Rita Cameraman Larry Pittsburgh television station WPBH-TV9 travel to Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania to cover the annual Groundhog Day
Phil and his team are forced to stay in town an extra day after the event. Phil wakes up to find that he is reliving February 2. The day plays out exactly as it did before, with no one else aware of the time loop, Only Phil is aware of past events.
When Phil explains the situation to Rita, she suggests that he should take advantage of it to improve himself. ( French clip) Service to many, and knowing people. After the evening dance, Rita and Phil retire together to Phil's room. Phil wakes up the next morning and finds the time loop is broken; it is now February 3rd, and Rita is with him.
According to Aristotle: Plot moves forward in accordance of necessity, probability, and inevitability. plot is a life but with all life¶s contradictions purged out of it.
Cause & effect Stable, meaningful laws of probability determine the action. Sense of inevitability, of a higher control of fate, it is felt. The Plot is self-discovery.
Consistancy: He is funny. Hamartia: Hedonism; Many argue it is his love for himself; but one argues that what lead to his self-discovery. Peripteaia (reversal): His joy has been spoiled when he got bored! Anagnorisis (recognition): Inspiration to self-imporvement. Alluding! > Cathersis
A question: If you lived the same day all your life, every time you wake up you realise it is the same day, what would you do?