Review My Fair Lady (1964): The romance between the linguistic professor and the florist is a beautiful fairy tale of modern times, but parallel fairy tales are always lessons, in My Fair Lady, the sentence It is simply a joyful look at life that is so distressed that discrimination, class discrimination, discrimination has created innumerable inequities in British society. As mentioned, My Fair Lady is a modern fairy tale, depicting images of the poor who have to rise up in life, looking for little fun in this life, and the film shows If anyone who shares the right education can become a noble, beautiful. My Fair Lady has ridiculed the aristocratic class, but has a cluttered mind, a strong will and passion for human love.
The story revolves around Eliza Doolittle – the flower girl – with the use of the lesser-spoken market language, met with linguist professor Henry Higgins, who can identify anyone from the region, from only the tone of the language. Strangely enough, the professors always disparage those who do not know the language they use every day, and it is even more exaggerated when the professor thinks they are better off using the language. Arrogant and arrogant, but in this case, the image of the intelligent professor, the aristocrat, was perfectly reasonable with the social context at that time. And love always comes from the opposite when Eliza decides to ask the professor to teach her language, with her strong will, her outstanding personality, and the way Audrey Hepburn has performed successfully. Eliza’s character is quite convincing. From a wretched Eliza like Cinderella became the princess that many boys wished. Their love appears when and when they find out, both want to evade. But when Eliza gets there, she just wants to be herself with the better, not the pain in her heart. Eliza bravely honors herself, dares to live for her own dreams and sincerely with her feelings. And the beautiful story when the prince and princess lived together for a lifetime.
My Fair Lady was a musical on the Broadway stage in 1956 with Rex Harrisson – who also played Henry – and in 1965 he received the Academy Award for Best Actor. Thus, the main element of cinematography is music, true lyrics, closeness to life, and description of individual characters. I have not seen on the Broadway stage, but with eight Oscars including Best Picture can confirm My Fair Lady has done more for the musical version.
Music is the highlight of the film, My Fair Lady songs have become familiar as “Drain in Spain mainly in plain” has appeared in many other films such as Glee. A special feature of the movie is that you will not see romantic scenes like other romantic films, but it is simply a look of affection, love, anger, or flying words. Raise love into an emotional supply. Gently but let the viewer feel all that is called love.
Beyond the artistic values of film, the film has deeply portrayed the society, when classy people and social inequality existed. Following the sweet, romantic, humorous moments, the viewer will encounter the aristocracy in high places, behave solemnly to the point of view and contrast with the image of simple people. Not to stop there, that sophistication is to take the viewer of the opposition to the other opposition as well as on each character itself when rich and poor. It was Eliza Doolittle as a street vendor and when molded to become a lady by Professor Henry Higgins. But in her there is always the inner struggle because of her identity and the person she has become. Eliza’s character represents the lack of proper education, and not just herself, Professor Henry demonstrates that anyone who receives a proper education becomes a human being. good, great both literally and figuratively. That’s what My Fair Lady wants to convey to viewers.