In The Immigrant, directed by James Gray, a Polish woman flees the war with her sister to find a better life in America. This film depicts the trials that an immigrant would go through in the early half of the 20th century. Arriving with no one to care for you and having little to no money. Ewa (Marion Cotillard) and her sister are met with adversity when her sister is detained for traveling with tuberculosis and Ewa can 't afford the price to pay for her sister 's care. Ewa, living in less than desirable conditions, must use her body to provide for the most important person in her life.
Hearst, Welles, Kane... deconstructed... ménage a`trois Citizen Kane is considered by filmmakers and critics to be the greatest film of all time. Part of this lay in a young genius director using the means of production against one of America’s most wealthy media magnates, William Hearst. But Kane would have been forgotten had it not also been for the depth of characterization that Welles and Mankiewicz (screenwriter) brought to Kane as well as its original example of film art introducing a new style based on deep-focus photography, wide-angle lenses, and shots of unusually long duration. The film tells Kane 's story; a life full of emptiness, rage and ambition. Kane is a combination of Hearst and Welles’s lives portraying their similarities
Citizen Kane is definitely a complex movie with all of the contextuality that is beyond preliminary comprehension. Mulvey’s article expressed how important it was to go back and look for hints and hidden meanings throughout the mise-en-scène of the movie. These multiple layers of narrative serve a psychologic purpose to retain the viewer in the diegetic world of the film while feeding continuously an enormous amount of information. One of the interesting things the article mentioned was how the camera’s movement which “functions both literally and figuratively” (101).
Citizen Kane Speech In the year of 2000, a study was conducted on a class of young adults at a particular university in America. The study was initially about the opening scene of Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane. The university students had no prior knowledge or any contextual influences on the film itself. However the students viewing the first minutes of the film were then able to determine most of the important plot and thematic elements the film would feature.
Kane is eighteen years and lives with his mother Jane. They live in a home in Loong Land. When Kane was only ten his father on a detective mission got into an accident. Kane became depressed and began seeing his father a year later at the age eleven. His mother tried to get him checked to see if there was a problem with the child, but the doctor kept saying there isn’t any and seen things from losing his father.
In the movie, Citizen Kane, charterer’s actions and makeup play an important role. In the beginning, when Mr. Thatcher first meets Charles Foster Kane, Mrs. Kane and him both are shown to have black hair while Charles father had white. This might symbolize that they both liked Charles but his father’s love is slowly disappearing similar to the color change in his hair. Mrs. Kane’s hair is also tightly pushed back with clips and hair ties, which symbolizes that she does not want to look like a mess, rather presentable to show that she’s not upset about Charles leaving but rather happy because he is going to live a good life.
Did you know “Being different isn’t a bad thing it means you’re brave enough to be yourself? Byron and Kenny have experienced different journeys in learning inside and outside. Unlike Kenny I believe that Byron changed the most inside and out when it came to being antagonistic, emotional and being a delinquent. Byron changed over the course of the story by becoming less antagonistic towards his family. In the beginning he goes above and beyond to torture Kenny.
Citizen Kane starts off with two silent clips. The first clip tells us who the movie was directed by, followed by the title of the picture. After these two clips take place, the mood starts to set. Cue the dark, gloomy and mysterious tone from the music that is played when the black and white images of the surroundings and many areas of Kane’s castle appear. All images are shady; there is almost no light.
Who from literature do you look up to as maybe perhaps an unstoppable force? Who from literature do you think is the personification of perfection? Who from literature do you despise most? No matter who you had said, your answer portrays or symbolizes a side of humanity that is among everyone. Even the most powerful characters in literature have feelings of vengeance, regret, and sadness or perhaps the need for enthusiasm or destruction.
"The Great Gatsby"The Corruption of the " American Dream" The"Roaring Twenties" was an Era of economic growth and dramatic social and political change. After World War, I birthed the idea of "The American Dream". Anyone could be successful if they are willing to work hard. The Twenties was the Era of the new women sexually liberated flapper girls with bobbed hair and shorter dresses a carefree time. The Twenties women smoked in public and danced in the new dances.