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    right, it only determines who 's left, however, war can mean different things to different people in some examples, it may be heroic to fight for your country where for others it is devastating and dehumanising. The films such as The Pianist by Roman Polanski to Blackadder Goodbyeee demonstrate how the war dehumanises people while the American sniper and Dulcie et show that war can be heroic and great to fight for your country. Which signifies that the motives you have for fighting a war determines your

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    Film: The Pianist Director, Roman Polanski Scene(s) Hosenfeld scene In the Film The Pianist directed by Roman Polanski. We witness a scene where Szpilman is injured, filthy and starving he rummages around looking for anything to sustain himself. He finds a can of gherkins which he struggles to open he finds some fire stoking equipment and begins opening the can however due to the state of Szpilman he drops the can and the contents falls and drains at the soldier 's feet. In the Hosenfeld scene

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    Roman Polanski — noted for being an iconic figure in the film world — is known for producing great films such as China Town, and The Pianist. Of those two, it is argued that, The Pianist is his best work. This is because this film has close ties to Polanski’s roots. Born in Paris, France in 1933, his father was a Polish-Jew and his mother was Catholic. Polanski’s family moved to Krakow, Poland in 1936. Unfortunately this move would negatively impact the Polanski family, forever. In 1936

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    and selfish desire for something, especially wealth and power, according to Oxford Dictionary. The film Chinatown directed by Roman Polanski embodies these underlying tones of corruption and greed. The main focus of corruption and greed in the film is Noah Cross. He murders Hollis Mulwray for greed and attempts to flee from police to add to the corruption. Polanski vision and perspective made the film innovative. In the movie Chinatown, the example of greed leading up to corruption is demonstrated

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    Goold and Polanski films are the same, they tell us slightly different stories. It is interesting to look at the two films in terms of their faithfulness to, and their divergences from the original text, and the effects that these choices have on their viewers. The first clear point of interpretation is the setting of the play. Polanski chose to remain true to the play’s original setting, in 11th century Scotland. The costumes, behavior of the characters, and sets depict

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    This week's movie is Chinatown by Roman Polanski. This movie in short follows this private investigator J.J. Jake Gittes (Jack Nicholson) who is hired by the wife of the chief engineer of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. At first, the person who hires him is a facade to the real wife of the chief engineer. The original intentional for hiring him was to find out if the chief engineer was having an extramarital affairs with someone else; he was not. As time goes on, the plot thickens

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    piano. The director Roman Polanski intelligently uses key representations of symbolism throughout the film to develop the idea that to survive

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    Roman Polanski was famous for his film directing after he had survived the Holocaust. Over the years his motion pictures became more and more noticed soon a very famous director, producer, writer, and actor (Roman Polanski). He did create very successful works and also has been overlooked for his crimes. Although Roman Polanski survived the Holocaust and had become a very successful film director, he did deserve to be in jail for decades. Rajmund Roman Thierry Polanski was born on August 18, 1933

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    Chinatown is still considered one of the greatest movies of all time. And not all due to its box office effect on Paramount Pictures wallets. The film owes Roman Polanski for captivating the 40’s in a factual stance yet portraying a private eye in a distinctive approach. From how he uses lighting and camera angles to his single scene in the film Polanski just makes it all work. Success also due to Jack Nicholson as the main character, were he truly proves that acting is a form of art. The film Chinatown embodies

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    are used in Roman Polanski’s China Town (1974) to position the audience through manipulation of conventions and features. Polanski manifests the love of money and the corruptibility of society in the depiction of the antihero, thus encouraging viewers to comprehend Noah Cross’ escape from the social value of justice. Protagonist Jake Gitties’ characterisation is used by Polanski to persuade the audience decency will prevail, effort has its reward, and justice is unbribable; nevertheless viewers are

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