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Mrs. Doubtfire

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Essay title: Mrs. Doubtfire

CARD 410

Prof. Platine

By: Larry Wilson

Movie Review Assignment

“Mrs. Doubtfire”

Daniel Hillard is a struggling father who loses his job in which he does voices for cartoon characters. When he throws a birthday party for his son everything he was comfortable with becomes to take the turn for the worst. Miranda, Daniel’s wife, has had it with the eccentricities and tells him she wants a divorce. During the hearings he is told that he can only see the children on Saturday’s. This is not enough time for him. How far would an ordinary father go to spend more time with his children? We are about to find out.

He is very proactive in his responsibility. Meaning he has the ability to choose his response. That response is once he finds out the Miranda is searching for a housekeeper, Daniel turns to his gay brother, Frank, a make-up expert, who helps disguise himself as Mrs. Doubtfire a nanny from heaven, so firm, so helpful, so reassuring, that if Daniel had been at all like this he’d still be married.

Daniel was thinking begin with the end in mind. His end was to see his children more than just the supervised Saturday. This is where Mrs. Doubtfire gets hired as the housekeeper. You see Daniel is a family centered person. He gets his sense of security from the family tradition and culture or the family reputation. This has made him very vulnerable to any changes in that tradition or culture

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