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Fruit of the Films

One of the most quoted and referenced films, “The Godfather” is a film where the appearance of oranges happens frequently in ways that led people to believe that the citrus fruit represents danger and death in the film. However, according to those involved in the making of the film, the oranges were merely placed there to add color to the scenes.

Whether “The Godfather” was using oranges for splashes of color or harbingers of death, oranges also figure prominently in Chinese culture and are symbolic of new beginnings and life and are given as gifts during the new year, so with oranges, meaning is in the eye of the beholder.

Whether it is a character, a piece of scenery or part of the plot, fruit can also be found in the following films...

One can’t think of fruit in a film without mentioning, “James and the Giant Peach,” which is, of course, about a giant, magical peach. The movie, “Beverly Hills Cop,” features a scene where a banana is placed in an exhaust pipe. The film “Sideways” may be about wine but let us not overlook the importance of the humble grape in the greater scheme of things.

There is an abundance of fruit in Disney’s “Jungle Book,” as well as fruit in “Cinderella,” Snow White,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Aladdin” and more.

Those films are just a few of the more well-known movies with fruit somewhere in the scenes. If you have a craving for fruit, sit back, relax and let our florists at reBirth of Fruit in Fort Worth, TX add a splash of color to your life with a beautiful fruit basket.

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