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Categories: Analysis, Film Analysis, Courses, A Level, WJEC A Level, WJEC A2, FM4, Section A: World Cinema, Films & Case Studies, World Cinema, Amores Perros, Y Tu Mamá También, Genres & Case Studies, Mexican, iTraining, Improve Your Teaching
- Amores Perros (Love’s A Bitch) 2000
- Y Tu Mama También (And Your Mother Too) 2001
Compare some of the stylistic features in the films you have studied discussing how far they make for a distinctive kind of cinema.
The study of so-called World Cinema tends to focus on common themes e.g. power, poverty and conflict, social class, gender representation et al within the confines of what has to be described as Hollywood Hegemony. Ironically ‘international film styles’ or World Cinema has heavily...[ read full article ] »
Categories: Analysis, Film Analysis, Courses, A Level, WJEC A Level, WJEC A2, FM4, Section A: World Cinema, Films & Case Studies, World Cinema, Amores Perros, Volver, Hot Entries, Key Concepts, Audience, Film Language, Representation, Theory, Film Theory
It is important to firstly consider the context of this unit as an exploration of world cinema. World cinema is difficult to define; with most definitions reverting to that it can be defined simply as any cinema outside of the globally dominant industry of Hollywood or any non English language cinema. Often discussed as an alternative to Hollywood’s ‘dream factory’, World cinema tends to be perceived as possessing certain features offering an insight into another country’s culture, a low budget gritty representation of real life or...[ read full article ] »
Amores Perros Research Questions.doc
Categories: Analysis, Film Analysis, Courses, A Level, WJEC A Level, WJEC A2, FM4, Section A: World Cinema, Films & Case Studies, World Cinema, Amores Perros, Genres & Case Studies, Drama, Gangster, Romance, Thriller
Urban Stories: Power, Poverty and Conflict
Synopsis and Character Profiles
Amores Perros is a film about a three interconnected stories in Mexico City that borrow from, or arguably make, intertextual references to Pulp Fiction in terms of the non linear narrative.
A car crash is the pivotal scene that involves, and effects, all three narratives and serves as a narrative arc – in Story 1 (like Pulp Fiction chapter headings are used) Octavio and Susana fall for each other, but not before Susana leaves Octavio’s brother, with whom she has...[ read full article ] »
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