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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

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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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    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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    intense 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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    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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    Roman Polanski’s film “The Pianist” follows the journey of a Polish Jew named Wladyslaw Szpilman. Szpilman is a pianist who was playing for a Warsaw radio station when the first German bombs fell. Once World War ll begins Szpilman and his family are forced to live in the Warsaw ghetto, but he is later separated from them. At this time Warsaw is surrounded with German soldiers and from this time up until the concentration camp prisoners are released. Hiding in abandoned, run down building Szpilman

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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 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

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    camps. This time period in history is what is known as the Holocaust. Many directors and writers have tried to represent in many ways what the holocaust was like, and Roman Polanski, apart from a few mistakes and added scenes, did an excellent work by portraying the true story of a polish jew, Wladyslaw Szpilman. Polanski himself is a Holocaust survivor, saved at one point when his father pushed him through the barbed wire of a camp. He wandered

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    from Wladyslaw Szpilman’s memoirs, and directed by Oscar winning director, Roman Polanski. The Pianist, is a movie about a Polish Jewish radio station pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman and his family during the second world war. Szpilman is forced into the Warsaw Ghetto, and is later separated from his family. Stoicism the ability to endure an unpleasant or difficult process or situation without giving in. In The Pianist, Polanski used cinematography with a touch of sound to depict Stoicism in various forms

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    In Knife in the Water, Roman Polanski presents us with three unique characters: Andrzej, a sports columnist; Krystyna, his wife; and a young student whom they stumble upon on their day trip. Polanski, by setting more than half the movie on a sailboat on the water, creates a tense and claustrophobic situation with three opposing personalities. At the end of the story, all three characters have lost something, whether it be their dignity or a physical possession, but the “winner” in this situation

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    Polanski’s version is the best,polanski used this to vent his anger and depression from the horrific murder of his wife in california.This version put Goold to shame, it was published by the wealthy BBC. it’s superior. Scenes, wording and characters makes Polanski’s has more merit. This essay will show why Polanski film interpretation of macbeth is more sophisticated. The topics in macbeth is, Polanski makes Duncan murder come to life, Polanski version of the witches is more appropriate and it being

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    other than a film because it has the power to convey emotions with the use of pictures that cause strong emotions of empathy towards Jews. A film that successfully captures these events is The Pianist by Roman Polanski, which took place from the years 1939-1945. It was produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, and Alain Sarde in 2002. The main character of the film is a man called Wladyslaw Szpilman, who worked in Warsaw Polish radio playing piano. This movie pertains to the life of one man attempting

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    Saini Mrs. Fera ENG3U0-D November 2nd, 2012 The Contrast between Shakespeare’s Macbeth and Roman Polanski’s Macbeth Shakespeare’s play Macbeth is a tragedy that plots the fall and death of once a great man, revealing how ambition can lead to downfall. Many directors and producers have tried to portray his play into modern films but Roman Polanski produced the most successful Macbeth film, but Roman Polanski’s movie Macbeth changes many details that the viewer is unable to fully experience the

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    Essay on The Pianist

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    Johnson 1 Kayla Johnson Prof. Hirchfelder, K-213 ENG2102, Sec. 06 26 March 2013 Scene Analysis Paper Musical Dependency The 2002 film, The Pianist directed by Roman Polanski focuses on the hardships of a well-known, local concert pianist, Wladyslaw Szpilman. Wladyslaw Szpilman is played by actor Adrien Brody, who does an excellent job portraying both the warmhearted side of Szpliman and the desperate struggling side we see later on in the film. The film is based on Szpilman’s book, The Pianist

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    Cinematography Analysis in Chinatown Chinatown is based on Roman Polanski’s lifeworks. Polanski’s goal is to emphasizes the meaning of how cinematography is made, and how it inspires by understanding the concept of setting, lighting, and how the image is captured. This film was released in 1974 by director of Roman Polanski to focus on private investigator J.J. Gittes, played by Jack Nicholson to investigate the elements behind the truth. Polanski’s goal is to emphasize the audience to give an

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    The Pianist Essay

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    ‘The Pianist’ is a cinematic masterpiece by the Polish director Roman Polanski. One of the key ideas that appear throughout much of the film is that of ‘hope being instrumental in our survival’. This idea is portrayed through Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish pianist, as he struggles for survival in Warsaw as everybody that he once knew and everything that he once had is lost. The idea of ‘hope being instrumental in our survival’ is worth learning about as it allows the audience to realise the importance

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    Essay about The Pianist

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    upon this child and nodded. The only thing this soldier told Roman Polanski was "Don't run." ("Story of Survival") Sixty years later, Roman Polanski was finally able to recreate those terrible memories that haunted him and show the world an un-softened portrayal of what happened back then. He found it too difficult to tell his own story; the memories cut too deeply into his heart for him to relive them exactly. "For years [Polanski] searched for someone else's [story] to adapt" (Thomas). A decade

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    Chinatown Film Analysis

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    Roman Polanski is a controversial and multifaceted director, whose films are often overshadowed by personal tragedies the director has suffered with over the length of his film career. His film Chinatown, however, is able to tap into that great classic film noir quality of the cynical, hard-boiled detective, and the femme fatale that was popular from the 1940s to the late 1950s. The cornerstone of which was “set by Dashiell Hammett, and its greatest practitioner was Raymond Chandler. To observe

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    In Search of Himself, J.J. Gittes, in Chinatown Roman Polanski used every minute of his movie Chinatown to define and redefine J.J. Gittes, played by Jack Nicholson. Gittes is for all intents and purposes a classic private investigator, making a living out of other infidelity. Polanski adds an element of quirkiness to Gittes by utilizing the genius of Jack Nicholson and incorporating film noir traits. With Polanski’s mixture of modern acting talent combined with an updated format of color film he

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