A masterpiece. One of, if not the greatest film ever made. Bringing together history, romance, drama and suspense this film is an iconic film for all generations that pulls at the heartstrings of all that watch it.
I write this on the 106th Anniversary of the ship striking the iceberg and you really get a feel for how good the acting in this film is. It really draws you in and makes you feel for the passengers on the ship. Heartbreaking scenes where we see young children, elderly couple and even baby's dying. The film tackles these scenes with the respect deserved. Easy to see why it won 11 Academy awards.
From the start we see a rich woman learn that life is about more than money and reputation as she learns what true love is when meeting a third class, fly by the wind down to earth guy who wins a ticket in a game of poker.
Factual error: Rose mentions Austrian psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud's ideas on the male preoccupation with size to Bruce. However this is 1912, and Freud did not publish the work relating to this until 1920 in "Beyond The Pleasure Principle." Also, up until 1919, Freud relied solely on data from women. (00:33:40)David Mercier
Lewis Bodine: We never found anything on Jack. There's no record of him at all.
Rose Calvert: No, there wouldn't be, would there? And I've never spoken of him until now. Not to anyone, not even your grandfather. A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets. But now you know there was a man named Jack Dawson. And that he saved me. In every way that a person can be saved. I don't even have a picture of him. He exists now, only in my memory.
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