Film History and Meaning : The Heroes Journey

The Heroes Journey

Being healthy isn't just about diet and exercise, it's also about having a sense of purpose. 'The Heroes Journey' is an archetype that countless books/myths/movies have followed for eons. The story of the hero has been drummed into our psyche over and over. So, what's the message? For me it's about applying those values to my own life, and about having a mission in life as opposed to just a job. The journey of the hero isn't just for the Neo's and Skywalkers, it's for you, me and anyone else who has a grand vision for what they want out of life.

The Heroes Journey -

What's the point of heroic fiction if we can't apply those values to our own life?