The Films I Know Where I 'm Going

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The films I Know Where I’m Going (1945) and Separate Lie ( 2005).
The passage of time often results in change. In effect, it would be safe to assume that change over prolonged periods denotes progress from one point to another. In the case of film production, there is a stark difference between films produced as early as the 1950s and those produced following the turn of the 21st century. This change can be thematic or evident from the nature of production, which is important in describing the degree of variance between the old and the new. This is the case of the analysis of the films I Know Where I’m Going (1945) and Separate Lie (2005), which are British films set more than 50 years apart. Both of these films belong in the romance genre and are likely to possess both similarities and differences in their depiction of the social attitudes and issues of the times in which they were produced. Such may include disparities and congruencies in their representation of the then-current events on subjects such as love, sex, class, and race among other societal issues. This paper compares and contrasts the films I Know Where I’m Going (1945) and Separate Lie (2005) with respect to themes and characterization . The films also indicates about British society and social attitudes in the period in which it was produced. This includes the depiction of social issues, investigation of British history, reflection on the political climate, and representation of current events.
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