Cinema by country Essays

  • U.S.'s Influence on British Cinema Culture Between 1930 and 1980

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    U.S.'s Influence on British Cinema Culture Between 1930 and 1980 Britain and America have always had a very close relationship that could have stemmed from a number of different things. The English discovered America, they both speak the same language and the fact that America helped Britain in the first World War may have played an important part in why the two countries are so close. Due to this close bond or the 'special relationship' between the countries, over time we have influenced

  • British Cinema Vs Hollywood Cinema

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    British Cinema Vs Hollywood Cinema As far as statistics show Hollywood films make twice as much money in the box office than British films. If we look at films in this manner than it is plainly obvious that more people watch Hollywood films than British films and if we believe that the best films are the ones that more people see than we can conclude that Hollywood films are better than British ones. But it's not as simple as this although the box office does have an impact on the end result

  • Grandfather's American Dream

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    This paper focuses at the Hollywood Film industry, the Great Depression, The Theatre and the Acting career, all these historical experiences, mainly in the 1920’s and 1930’s had an impact on my grandfather’s life. This paper discusses his road to success and perseverance as he journeyed to live his American Dream. There are many cultural products that uphold the American way of life but the most famous of all being the American Dream. In the pursuit for the American Dream especially in the film industry

  • The Use of Narrative in Film

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    The Use of Narrative in Film The use of Narrative in film and other forms of media is commonplace; it has become such that the media viewer has not only come to expect it but rely on it somewhat. There are two elements in narrative film today that combine in the engaging of the audience; 'story' and 'production' elements. One example in the Australian film industry of the use of production and story elements in such a way as to engage the audiences' attention is the film 'Two Hands'. The film

  • New Latin American Cinema Themes

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    The New Latin American Cinema emerged mostly out of the countries of Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico during a time period when there was a large amount of hot button issues, and radical revolutions in Latin America and all over the world. The 1960’s brought about a considerable volume of change and questioning within the film industry and as a result, it gave birth to playing with conventional American formulaic films. These changes allowed for Latin American filmmakers to represent their people

  • A Global Cinema Industry?

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    Is there such thing as a global cinema industry? Debate this question with reference to contemporary cinema production This question has been topic of debate for many years with scholars offering up their own viewpoints on the subject. I will look at the national cinema industries of certain countries and then discuss whether a global cinema industry exists. Early film production include the Silent industries and films made in the World War One era. There were no real UK studios only independent

  • Third Cinema Research Paper

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    ‘Third Cinema is not a Geographically defined entity it is a cinema of social and cultural emancipation, defined by its politics.’ Comment with reference to at least two films of your choice. Third Cinema was meant as an alternative to Hollywood. It aspires to be the social realistic portrayals of life. Although Third Cinema is defined as exploring social and cultural emancipation defined by its politics how can it be classified as an alternative to Hollywood, if certain Hollywood movies explore

  • Transnational Cinema

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    As cultural identity being questioned in global screen due to the influences of transnational cinema and Diasporas in different places, this clip question further the possibilities in future transnational cinema. Through the emergence of cinema styles, all films are to be considered transnational. This essay will argue that transnational cinema could be emerging to a new level in the film industry. The clip provided with the essay explores the potential of transnational films with the context of

  • Spanish Cinema After the Dictatorship in 1975

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    Spanish cinema has gained much recognition since the end of the countries dictatorship in 1975. One of the main reasons behind this recognition is due to creative control now being in the hands of film makers, such as Pedro Almodóvar, Fernando Trueba and Guillermo Del Toro in the late 20th century and early 21st century. These directors have created films which dealt with themes of nationality and national history, such as Todo sobre mi madre (Pedro Almodóvar, 1999) and Pan’s Labyrinth (Guillermo

  • Fascism Italian Cinema

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    In 1922, Benito Mussolini became the official head of the Fascist regime in Italy. Mussolini is quoted as saying, “the cinema is the most powerful weapon”, although his government did not immediately interfere with the commercial industry (Bondanella, pg. 22). It was not until 1934, under the director Luigi Freddi, that fascism became greatly involved in Italian cinema. However, after the end of World War II and the fall of fascism, Italians wanted to forget about the Fascist years so many of the

  • American Film Industry

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    The American film industry has become the most dominant over all other national cinemas. Millions of people now watch feature films all over the world but there is, and always has been one prevailing place where the films originate and this is the ‘cinema of the United States of America’ better known as Hollywood. This essay will explain how Hollywood has become the dominant force over all the other national cinemas in relation to historical factors which have affected the high quality of the films

  • History Of Pakistani Film Industry

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    Crises in cinema and film industry of Pakistan Cinema and films are the greatest source of showing and promoting cultures and moral values in the society as well as in the whole world. They shows us that how the people of a specific region lives and perform their activities. As Quaid-e-Azam once said that he wishes more Muslims would enter into the realm of film industry, and he shall always be glad to do all I can to help it. Pakistani film industry is known as "Lollywood". The history of the

  • Essay On Black Girl

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    moving to another country for better working opportunities. However, the protagonist ends up losing her identity as it is slowly brought to her attention that she is nothing but a black girl whose purpose is to tend to the need of upper class white people. The overall film brings attention to the audience by showing them the importance of knowing oneself and limitations. It also focuses on topics such as identity, poverty, loss, etc., thus classifying this movie as Third Cinema. In this paper I will

  • The French New Wave

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    love, 1959). These films were the beginning of a revolution in French cinema. In the following years these directors were to follow up their debuts, while other young directors made their first features, in fact between 1959-63 over 170 French directors made their debut films. These films were very different to anything French and American cinema had ever produced both in film style and film form and would change the shape of cinema to come for years. To understand how and why this nouvelle vague happened

  • Remembering the Golden Days of Singapore’s Cinemas in the 1970s

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    Title: Remembering the Golden Days of Singapore’s cinemas in the 1970s Interviewee’s background/objective I have conducted an interview with my dad’s elder sister whose age was 59 this year. My aunt was born to a family of four. In the early days, her place of residence was a one room flat in Market Drive. Since young, her area of interest was film studies and scriptwriting. Despite going through financial hardship, she managed to graduate from Singapore’s polytechnic and started as a scriptwriter

  • Farida Benlyazid Film Analysis

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    entire folklore of the country. Another noticeable aspect regarding the changes that the film industry witnessed at that time is the emergence of the female directors. Farida Benlyazid is regarded as the first woman filmmaker in Moroccan cinema. She began her career by writing some successful works for other filmmakers and shifted her focus

  • Cultural Distinction Between Hollywood And Bollywood

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    cultural distinction between the cinema of two different countries. The major area of study is the Indian and Western cinema. Bollywood is known as the biggest film industry in India as well as Internationally in terms of movies produced (Pillania, 2008). While Hollywood has a huge influence in the western world. There are many movies that are inspired by Hollywood and made in Bollywood. I will narrow my study and fixate on Bollywood (Indian cinema) and Hollywood (Western cinema). These are few movies of

  • European Cinema

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    European cinema can be made by pointing out how persistently the different national cinemas have positioned themselves in opposition to Hollywood, at least since the end of the First World War, and increasingly after the Second World War... In the set of binary oppositions that usually constitute the field of academic film studies, the American cinema is invariably the significant (Bad) Other, around which both the national and “art/auteur” cinemas are defined... -Thomas Elsaesser, European Cinema: Face

  • Full Service Cinema: The South Korean Cinema Success Story (So Far)

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    Full Service Cinema: The South Korean Cinema Success Story (So Far) Fifteen years ago, South Korean cinema was in precipitous decline. It was facing deadly competition from Hollywood as import barriers were dismantled, and had almost no export market. Today, South Korean cinema is widely considered the most successful and significant non-Hollywood cinema anywhere in the world today. It is successful both in the domestic market, and internationally. This essay sets out to understand this phenomenon

  • Gallipoli

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    lake bed in an effort to reach Perth. The director uses this landscape to highlight Australia’s isolation from the rest of the world and supports it with the two male leads arguing whether or not it is in their best interests to fight for the Mother Country, England. The screenplay itself accomplishes gaining the audience’s interest and attention by using humour to capture the essence of Australian character letting viewers relate and later sympathise with all characters as well as highlighting Australian