Amelie and the Taming of the Shrew

Amelie is a french film made in 2001 about a strange girl with an affinity for observing and playing with sand. She finds this man who is obsessed with pictures, and she starts pulling strings in order to get with him. She makes an entire scheme including pictures and cryptic messages to get to him. This is similar to Shakespeare’s Taming of the shrew in that Lucentio comes up with a similar scheme that also ends up wor Courtship is portrayed through these pieces of media in time as being all about acting like someone you’re not in order to achieve marital goals.