Cinna

Cinna
Name Cinna
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Home The Capitol
First Appearance The Hunger Games
Last Appearance Catching Fire
Portrayed by Lenny Kravitz

Cinna is the new stylist, and as a rule, all the new stylists are given to District 12. Cinna, though, mentions that he specifically asked for District 12 and gave no reason for his choice. He becomes Katniss Everdeen's stylist, as well as her friend and father figure during her journey. District 12 being the coal mining district, Cinna focused more on the fire coals create than on the actual coal itself and became the originator of 'the girl on fire' theme, along with Portia, Peeta Mellark's stylist.

In The Hunger Games, Cinna surprises Katniss Everdeen by showing her how 'normal' he is since most of the people from the Capitol seemed to be absurd and self-centered.

It is mentioned that Cinna puts his thoughts and ideas into his work which is why he manages to channel his thoughts of the barbarism of the Games with Katniss Everdeen's dresses. It's a dangerous thing he does and he later pays the price for it in Catching Fire, after he had turned Katniss Everdeen's wedding gown into a dress that resembled a mockingjay. Later, when he was walking with Katniss Everdeen before sending her off into the arena of the Quarter Quell, Cinna is beaten unconscious by Peacekeepers and dragged out of the room, Katniss Everdeen is helpless because of the glass door that separates her from them. Plutarch Heavensbee later informs her that he may have been killed during an interrogation by the Capitol. But, as a final act of rebellion, Cinna designs Katniss' Mockingjay uniform which was drawn on a notebook that was later given to her. Below the uniform was a sketch of her mockingjay pin and under it the words, "I'm still betting on you."

[edit] Dresses

The first outfit that Cinna designed for Katniss Everdeen was shown during the parade of the 74th Annual Hunger Games. Focusing on fire instead of coal, Cinna had designed an outfit that was actually on fire which started 'the girl on fire' theme. The outfit had been set into flames that didn't burn the wearer and was able to be put out with a substance made to counter it.

The second was for the interview. Cinna had made a dress completely studded with red, gold, and orange jewels that made it look like Katniss Everdeen was engulfed in flames whenever she twirled. This act was later criticized by her fellow tributes saying how ridiculous she looked whenever she twirled around and giggled.

The third was made for after Katniss Everdeen had been crowned co-victor in the Games. He designed a simple gold dress that stopped just at her knees. Giving her a look of pure innocence to make sure the Capitol would think that her act with the berries was done out of silliness, desperation and love for Peeta Mellark instead of rebellion.

[edit] Memorable Quotes

"Don't worry. I always channel my emotions into my work. That way I don't hurt anyone but myself."

  • - To Katniss after she complains about her prep team crying over her inevitable death in Catching Fire

"'Remember, girl on fire,' he says, 'I'm still betting on you'"

  • - His last words to Katniss before she enters the arena in Catching Fire
Last edited by Crystal Rain on 22 August 2011 at 17:26
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