The life story of a mad genius - one of the best pianists of our time, David Helfgott inspired the creation of the Australian movie Shine (1997), directed by Scott Hicks. The film was awarded seven nominations for "Oscar" and "Oscar" itself for Best Actor, performed by Geoffrey Rush, with whom Helfgott has not only attitude in common, but also a striking resemblance. In the motion picture Shine, the main character David Helfgott is a genuine example of a person suffering from Schizophrenia. From the very beginning of the movie the precision of the diagnosis is obvious through the parenting David had experienced in the childhood and relationships with his cruel father. Schizophrenia as an independent mental disorder has already been known for over 100 years.
Schindler was an extraordinary businessman with many great ideas to save the jews. One of his ideas was to start his own “camp” Schindler 's plan was to save as many jews as he possibly could. What was his plan? He made a list. What is the “List” is a group of names that he will save from the concentration camp, he will make sure they have food, a place to stay, and the most important part is that he will try his best to make sure they survive.
Super heroes and mythological characters in stories inspire us to be our better selves in various ways. One way super heroes and mythological characters inspire us to be our better selves is to help and save others. In the article “Into the Maze of Doom.” It says, “I cannot flee. I must kill the Minotaur or more young Athenians will die”.
bly resist during the Holocaust was passively as it provides human dignity, a greater chance of survival, and also provides hope. Jewish people, before being put into concentration camps, were put into ghettos in which many died of starvation and disease; but this didn’t stop them from keeping their human dignity. As they suffered they still acted as if they were trying their best to show the Nazis that they don’t want to be treated like animals, though they struggled to do so: “Jews struggled for humanity, for normalcy, and for life by purposefully attempting to keep themselves clean, not showing emotion to their captures, helping others, organizing religious worship or by fasting on religious holidays despite the fact that they were starving”
‘Neighbours’, created by Reg Watson in 1985 has become the longest Australian drama series on Australian television. The show has become an Australian icon and tradition that stretches across four decades and around 60 countries worldwide. Opening with the popular theme song ‘’Neighbours, everybody needs good neighbours, with a little understanding, you can find the perfect blend, should be there for one another, that’s when good Neighbours become good friend’’, has created an emotional connection to audiences in Australia, mirroring who we are as a nation. The show has represented ideas of ‘Australianness’, from our ‘Aussie values’ such as culture, family, and heritage and ‘Aussie tradition’ involving the idea of ‘mateship, ‘fair go’,
Introduction about Philips Pullman’s life and works: Philip Pullman is one of the most famous writers of the Norwich, England. He was born on19th of October 1946 in the place known as Norwich. He was the son of Audrey Avelyn Pullman Alfred Outram Pullman. His father was basically in the air force so he used to travel a lot. He travels to many countries and when he was in Australia, he explores his love with the writing.
The lighting is used to show perception and how Briony’s perception differs from the truth. This is evident when Briony discovers that Lola has been raped. Light falls on Briony from above as she stares at the scene before her , signifying her understanding and more importantly shows that she realizes who attacked Lola. The colour in Atonement starts with lush tones that mirror the sexual tension and the façade of perfection that the upper middle class life of 1935 creates.
A walk to remember The book that I’ve read is called A walk to remember and the authors name is Nicholas spark. You’ve probably heard of him before, because of his other well known, romantic books, such as Dear john, The lucky one and one of my favorites, The notebook. Nicholas Sparks has just turned 49 years old and he has seventeen published novels plus one none-fiction. Eight of his romantic novels have been adabted into films including, A walk to remember. Nicholas sparks is an american novelist, producer and screenwriter.
The poem was written between 1564 and 1616. William Shakespeare was one of the most influential authors of all time. He wrote thirty-eight plays, one hundred and fifty four sonnets and two epic poems. Shakespeare was born in 1564 in Stafford. He got married when he was eighteen and he got a child immediately after his marriage, he later got two other children.
The Dancer and The Thief by Antonio Skármeta is an attractive, energetic, and a genre-bending tale of crime and love. The book combined a series of crime melodrama, urban Western and social conscience drama. The story begins after General Augusta Pinochet was removed from the office. He was removed from his office for his evil acts to the people. Lots of people had arrested, died, and tortured during his regime.
John Ernest Steinbeck Jr. was born on February 27, 1902, in Salinas, California, United States. In 1962, after achieving success for multiple of this books, Steinbeck later became a winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. He wrote twenty-seven books, which included sixteen novels, six non-fiction books, and five collections of short stories. Although many of his stories were prized, The Grapes of Wrath is considered to be Steinbeck’s greatest masterpiece. During the Depression Era, there were also many other American writers who were writing at the same time as Steinbeck.
Bartleby the Scrivener Perspective Analysis In writing Bartleby, the Scrivener (1853), Herman Melville focuses his attention on telling the plight of Bartleby, who works in a law firm assisting wealthy men in dealing with mortgages, title deeds, as well as bonds. Primarily, the book discusses the life of Bartleby, particularly, in his career, as a lawyer. In narrating this ordeal, the book opens with the setting of Wall Street in New York.
The documentary, A Death of One’s Own, explores the end of life complexities that many terminal disease patients have to undergo in deciding on dying and dignity. It features three patients, their families, and caregivers debating the issue of physician-assisted suicide or pain relief than may speed up death. One character, Jim Witcher has ALS and knows the kind of death he is facing and wants to control its timing. Kitty Rayl is suffering from terminal cancer and wants to take advantage of her state’s Death with Dignity Act and take medication to terminate her life. Ricky Tackett, on the other hand, has liver failure and together with his family and caregiver agrees on terminal sedation to relieve his delirium and pain.
Edward Scissorhands (1991), directed by Tim Burton, is about a young man, named Edward Scissorhands who was incomplete, due to the death of his inventor. As so, Edward had to live with scissors as hands, throughout his whole life. Edward Scissorhands tried to fit in with the normal group and suddenly falls in love with a beautiful girl, Kim, who already had a boyfriend and so, this movie has been fallen towards the category of romance. Edward finally thought that he had his very own happiness by being different to others, but a dilemma rushes through as fast as a snip... Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder were the leading actors in this particular movie, and so if you're a fan of them, then this movie would be perfect for you.