The story is brief, but the meaning is long lasting, The Boy In the Striped Pajamas. The novel written by John Boyne and the film directed by Mark Herman, inspires people to not conform to others’ expectations. Both the film and the novel discuss the tragic ignorant stricken life of a young boy, Bruno, and his family. While the novel and the film follow the same plot line the two stories have some key differences; some of them being in the: themes, settings, and characters. To begin, the novel and film present themes of friendship and blindly following authority, which readers later discover affect the story’s plot.
It is the dialogue and mannerisms that make the film successful. Gregory, played by Charles Boyer, is a diabolical thief who uses psychological abuse to convince his wife she is crazy. His character does this effectively and slowly. First, Gregory gets Paula to love him, granting him the trust he needs. He does this in the beginning of the film when he is seen outside the singing
The clip belongs to the movie The Hustler (Rossen, 1961) an adult story about life and love, greed, and self-destruction of isolated characters but also a story about conscience and redemption. The entire clip reproduces the first meeting about Eddie (Paul Newman) and Sarah (Piper Laurie), anticipating the romantic relationship of the film. The director uses widescreen and black and white creating a realistic atmosphere (….) and highlighting the isolation of the characters even in their relationship. This essay analyzes how those devices are used in three different moments anticipating the dénouement of the plot.
The clip belongs to the movie The Hustler (Rossen, 1961). It constitutes an adult story about losers in which life and love, greed, and self-destruction are the main themes, however it is also a story about redemption. The whole clip reproduces the first meeting about Eddie (Paul Newman) and Sarah (Piper Laurie), anticipating the romantic relationship of the film. The director uses widescreen and black and white creating a real atmosphere (….) and highlighting the influence of the character´s personality over their relationship.
This close up allows the viewer to see all of the scars on Edward's face. This becomes important to the overall theme because it tells the viewer that it is okay to have flaws because not everyone in the world can be perfect, like the town Edward was brought to. Another angle Burton uses throughout this film is the point of view shot. This angle allows the viewer to see what is happening from that person's point of view as it shows exactly what that person is seeing, an example of this is when Edward is having dinner with the family. This shot shows the entire family eating with utensils and the only part of Edward that can be seen is his "hands".
He makes various paths to pleasure lead them to destination, a suspicion or disappointment but never to resignation because all he was trying to do is to portray his main characters as strong women. He makes them appears as a fighter instead of a quitter and the film was shot in 1980 which presented Almodovar desire for sexual freedom and cultural issues during that particular time. Another example of Almodovar’s film from 2006, his latest film ‘Volver’ which present the uniqueness style of Almodovar, the content of the film is a mixture of comedy and family drama where the director presents a story of three different generations of women in the same family. Even though all of Almodovar films may not be upbeat and joyful but in the end all of the film always finished with hope given. In the end of the day Almodovar still imposes meaning in his film that life may be tough but you always can look at the bright side and try to be optimism.
Intercultural Communication in Outsourced: A Film Analysis By Sonny Nguyen Student number: 2548985 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Date of submission: 29 september 2014 Outsourced is a modern comedy romance that addresses the intercultural conflicts that can arise when U.S. and Indian cultures clash. The story focuses on the cultural differences that a U.S. –based manager experiences when he has to work in India when his department is outsourced. The story explore the issue of cultural language, history, and identity. Outsourced begins with the call center manager Todd Anderson who is faced with losing his management position within a U.S. call center. He is offered an opportunity to travel to India to train his replacement, Puru, if he wants to keep his stock options.
500 Days of Summer (Tuchinsky et al., 2009) is a movie about relationship between Tom and Summer in a span of 500 days. The movie discovers how the protagonist fall in love and fail to maintain his relationship. There are many theories presented in this movie but the most obvious ones are: Love and Relationship Stage. Due to the fact that love in this movie is presented with heterosexual couple, there is also gender issue. Hence, this essay will focus on the analysis of the stages of the relationship and some theories of the love relationship between Tom and Summer.
VII. Cinematic Device and Effects 1. Identify one example of each of the following shots and describe how the shot affected the presentation of the story told by the film: close-up, medium shot, long shot. -This is one example of close-up shot that is used in the film, the scene that the main character of the film is looking at herself at the mirror and think about what she gonna do to her life, it affects the presentation of the film because in close-up shot they only focus on one person or object that is important and the surroundings was blur. For medium shot there is a scene that the main character is practicing how to throw a knife, the medium shot affected the film in a way that we can see the whole scenario on the film but limited person
Today I am eating lunch alone, so I have decided to visit Aurolec to participate and observe in the local culture. I picked this location specifically due to it the fact that although the restaurant is an Aurovillian restaurant and recognizes the Auro card, the restaurant is located outside of Auroville. Based on my previous observations since being in the field, I have noticed that there is definitely a difference in visitors to Aurovillian restaurant and local Tamil restaurants. I am curious to see if in the context of an Aurovillian restaurant outside of Auroville that takes both aurocard and alternative forms of payment, whether or not there will be a difference in my observations of the individuals visiting the restaurant and the interactions I observe there. As I have mistakenly skipped breakfast and have only had several cups of coffee, I am more than excited to participate in consuming Tamil style