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Heartbreaking in its representation of normal lives affected by political turmoil, this ode to the basic values that subsist even under such harsh circumstances has an impressive gravity that remembers another great historical romance, “Doctor Zhivago.” While younger audience may find Zhang’s grungy period and classical style backdrop too untrendy to engage, the film’s prosperous melodramatic thrust has opened the gates for a large number of domestic audiences. In additional, the ‘’Coming Home” borrows from the novel “The Criminal Lu Yanshi” by a Chinese American-based writer Yan Geling. ‘’Coming home” is a real love scenario that captures various ways of love and romance. According to the movie, not even political violence and other infirmities could come in the way of love.
The most interesting episode is the moment is the tragic coincidence that begets the two lovers; Feng Wanyu (Gong Li) and Lu Yanshi (Chen Daoming). Lu is arrested and detained in a political prison while his wife is involved in an accident where she sustains serious injuries. This episode is quite interesting as it exhibits the extent to which love can go. In this eposode, not even the prison bars of hospital confinement separate the two lovers.
The ‘’Random Harvest” is a 1942 movie that is based on the James Hilton novel of the year 1941. The film, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, modified form the novel for the screen. It received several Academy Award nominations and won several award. The film diverged from the novel in various significant ways, as it proved quite hard to translate it to a film in it totality. It is significant to note that the movie is starred by Ronald Colman as an amnesiac-shell shocked, World War I fighter and Greer Garson as his girlfriend. According to the movie, "John Smith" (Ronald Colman) is a British soldier who was gassed and became shell shocked in the trenches in the course of First World War. He is
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In this paper, three movies are analyzed in terms of their significance in relation to psychological studies, theories and principles. “Legally Blonde” is a romantic comedy produced in 2001 and directed by Luketic. The movie is starred by Reeese Witherspoon (Elle).
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There are many movies for this genre which portrays and describes this genre. Some of these films are Thelma & Louise, Little Miss Sunshine, It happened one night, College road trip, La strada and Kalifornia. Thelma & Louise is a movie from 1991 which is about two women who have fled their daily lives and hit the road to go away from everything.
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Help came to them though when a certain lawyer and a woman offered to support and aid them in their fight for freedom. In the end, justice has still prevailed and has set them free.
American Me, on one hand, is a film that has focused on the life of Santana in and out of the jail as a gang member.
Some of the best illustrations of a propaganda film include Black Hawk Down (2001) by Ridley Scott, Triumph of the Will by Leni Riefenstahl, The Kingdom (2007) by Peter Berg, and Afghan Breakdown (1991) by Vladimir Bortko. In this project, I will explore the propagandistic content in these movies and how they inform to the audience.
This critically-acclaimed director is well-known to Western audiences for being a specialist in tense, unembellished crime episodes where periods of silence are punctuated by sudden and sharp bursts of hostility. "Kikujiro" then is the last kind of movie one would expect him to make, even if he actually skews the whole thing toward his usual yakuza/cop story style.