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Amores Perros A Level Film Case Study »

Richard Gent | Tuesday March 28, 2023

Categories: Genres & Case Studies, Amores Perros, World Cinema, Films & Case Studies, Genre, Narrative, Research, Film Analysis, Key Concepts, Analysis, Title Sequences, Representation, Shot Analysis, Audience, Film Theory, Film Language, Auteur Theory, Theory, Mexican, Social Realism

Copyright © 2018 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. In studying a film such as Amores Perros, a film that’s widely regarded as a ‘classic’, there’s a wealth of discourse to engage with. Worth noting immediately is that translated into English, the title…
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World Cinema | Mexican Cinema »

Rob Miller | Monday June 03, 2013

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS A2, Genres & Case Studies, Amores Perros, World Cinema, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Film Analysis, Analysis, Mexican

Key Texts 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…
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Mexican Cinema 1990 >> »

vikiwalden | Tuesday November 06, 2012

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS A2, Genres & Case Studies, World Cinema, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Mexican

Background: The Beginnings To fully comprehend any one period in a country’s cinema, there needs to be some contextualisation. Early Mexican filmmakers profited from the turbulent times the country faced at the turn of the century. The civil war was the subject of many silent films; several significant battles were documented on camera. As the country began to stabilize during the 1930s, filmmakers had a myriad of social issues to choose from as themes for their films. However, they…
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