"Titanic" is first and foremost, a love story. A love story between a young, unhappy, upper-class woman named Rose, and a poor steerage artist named Jack.
Set in 1912, on the maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic, Rose DeWitt-Bukater, (Kate Winslet), is travelling on the Titanic with Cal Hockley, (Billy Zane), the heartless, rich man she's being forced to marry by her mother (Frances Fisher). One night, Rose, on the verge of suicide, meets Jack Dawson, (Leonardo DiCaprio). Jack saves Rose from killing herself, thus leading up to a close-knit friendship. Conflict arise when Rose goes against her mother and angers Cal by falling in love with Jack.
When the ship hits an iceberg and begins to sink, Jack, Rose and the rest of the passengers fight to save their lives. Without giving out too much synopsis of the movie, (for the people who haven't seen the film) "Titanic" offers comedy, action, and drama. It is a romantic, emotional, adventurous ride that makes the audience remain in their seats for the entire 3 hours and 14 minutes of the movie. It also leaves the audience feeling how powerful true love can be, and how one would go to great lengths to be with the one they truly love.
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