A Clockwork Orange

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A Clockwork Orange A Clockwork Orange is one of the most controversial movies ever made. The movie is based around a thug named Alex, a teenager, who finds happiness in about any perverse action. Alex, who seems to find glory in rape, lust, and murder, tells the story from his point of view. The movie examines the usual cliches of "individual freedom". It seems as if Alex suffers from an attempt to exercise his own …

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…at their house who kicks Alex out, Alex's droogs become policemen and turn on him, and finally the man who he left a cripple, at the beginning of the movie, tries to kill him like Alex killed his wife. The basic paradox of the movie is free will, and the importance of a man's power to choose how he will act and what choices he wants to make; even if it is violence and destruction.