1956 Cannes Film Festival

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  • Amelie: Interesting Premise and Beautiful Cinematography Essay

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    international film and study it thereafter. We are to identify its genre and its particular conventions such as themes, sub-themes and etc. However, the main idea of this assignment is the film theory. We are to apply one of the nine film theories into our film choices and analyze it thoroughly in terms of mise-en scene, narrative structure, character interaction and any other criteria. For our film selection, we have gone through and watched a few international films which included Chinese films, Bollywood

  • The Mood For Love By Kar Wai Wong

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    movie premiered at the 2000 Cannes Film festival and it was nominated for Palme d 'Or in the best picture category. The picture stars Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung in the lead roles. The film revolves around two married couples who were undergoing a tumultuous marriage as they were not able to find time for each other and as a resulting the emotional attachment and bonding which is a necessary aspect of a healthy relationship was missing from their lives. The title of the film might indicate that there

  • Film Festivals : Cultural Events

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    Film festivals are cultural events that take a film and judge it against other films of similar categories to ultimately recognize the best films within a given time period. The film festival industry is one that generates competition and recognition for filmmakers around the globe. The main intention behind holding film festivals is to properly promote films that are worthy of high-level recognition. These festivals are cultural events that celebrate respectable artistry and films that have shaped

  • Film Analysis: Pan's Labyrinth

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    Media Film studies Introduction - Pan’s Labyrinth is a 2006 Spanish war film directed by Guillermo Del Toro. The film was released on 11th October 2006. The film is around 119 minutes long. The film is set in 1944, which is about five years after the Spanish civil war. The story of this film is about a little girl called Ofelia about the age of 10 who is fond of fairy tales. She is moving in to her step-dad’s house, a ruthless and cruel captain in the Spanish army who dislikes Ofelia. Ofelia doesn't

  • Compare And Contrast Far And Away

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    The film Far and Away was directed by Ron Howard. This film was initially released in the year of 1992.It was first viewed in 1992 at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival. The main characters were played by Tom Cruise as Joseph Donnelly and Nicole Kidman as Shannon Christie. Other important characters are Thomas Gibson as Stephen Chase, Robert Prosky as Daniel Christie, and Barbara Babcock as Nora Christie. The film produced around 137.8 million. This film is considered to be a romantic, adventure, drama

  • Analysis Of Having A Life Less Ordinary By Casey Neistat

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    last is “Make It Count”. I kind of wish I could just sit here and show you all of his videos because they are so good. He has made movies like this for Nike, Samsung (which he got to go to the Oscars for btw) , He co-produced a film that screened at the Cannes film festival in 2008 and another he was involved in , in 2009, he had a tv show with 8 episodes with his brother on HBO. Now all of this is amazing and exactly and partly why he falls into the “life less ordinary” category. But before all this

  • Analysis Of Raoul Peck 's ' French Cinema '

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    memorable impact in the film industry with his cinematic adaptations of reality. From taxi driver, to Minister of culture, to honorary award winning director, Raoul Peck has experienced the world in ways few will ever have the chance to. Just as he thought his life would revolve around international affairs at the United Nations, he created a bigger platform to spread the news about foreign relations. His documentaries and films have been about real people and he believes film can try and save our histories

  • The Scent Of Green Mango

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    “The Scent of Green Papaya” is a 1993 seductive drama that was written and directed by Tran Anh Huang in colonial Vietnam. This film was set in Saigon, Vietnam in 1951 following the life of a 10 year old girl, Mui played by Lu Man San who was hired to be the servant of a wealthy merchant family and is later taken under the wing of the housekeeper who teaches her how to perform the necessary daily tasks such as cooking and cleaning which Mui does with grace. As Mui performs her tasks she learns that

  • Macario Film Analysis

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    is a 1960 Mexican film. This film was based on the novel of the same name by B. Traven. This movie was directed by Roberto Gavaldon which was a very well recognized director in New Spain (modern-day Mexico). This ninety-minute film became so popular in Mexico. This Film was the first Mexican film to be nominated for an academy award! This film entered the Best Foreign Language Film. It became so popular that it won its entrance to the 1960 Cannes film Festival. Macario the films’ name, is also the

  • Mise En Scene Essay

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    Mise en Scene Mise en Scene are used in every aspects of filmmaking. The term refers to the overall look and feel of a film. It is what the viewers sees, hears and experiences while watching a film. A film’s Mise en Scene subtly influences viewer’s mood as they watch a film, much like decor, lighting, smells and sounds can influence our emotional response to an actual place. In Film Art: An Introduction, Bordwell (2001), explained that in Mise en Scene, realism can be achieved by giving the settings