Analysis Of The Movie ' Mother Tongue ' And Film ' Voces Inocentes '

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There are different ways in which a person is able to get a story in modern times. There are books and films in which people rely on getting their stories whether it’s real or fiction. Some people prefer to read books, others prefer to sit and watch the intensity of what a film brings out of a story. The question is what is better? What is it that people prefer the most and why? My guess is that most people prefer to watch a film instead of reading a book but that is just my opinion seeing that each year that passes by and technology is improving films are getting more popular and books are being integrated into technology as well. In this paper, we will compare and contrast the story and scenes of the war in El Salvador in the 1980’s through two different sources such as the book “Mother Tongue” and film “Voces Inocentes”. Both the book “Mother Tongue” and film “Voces Inocentes” tell the story of El Salvador in the 1980’s through two different perspectives and personal stories that help us understand the different circumstances that people from El Salvador found themselves. Although, books take time to read, and can take from days to a week depending on the stories, it gives in detail what really happened during the War in El Salvador. Films on the other hand, may only take up to two hours but, as the audience we are able to engage more lively. There are strategies that a director takes upon in order to engage the audience. At times the director will focus on the

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