Contains one of the best musical pick-up scenes ever filmed.
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This is almost impossible to get hold of. Peter Weir, With Mel Gibson Looks at the Australian forces in the British attack on the Turkish Gallipoli peninsula, one of the most bloody and pointless battles of the war. Stanely Kubrick. The futility and irony of the war in the trenches in WWI is shown as a unit commander in the French army must deal with the mutiny of his men and a glory-seeking general after part of his force falls back under fire in an impossible attack. See also summary [with spoilers] at filmsite. Lewis Milestone Based on Remarque's classical novel. The Soviet Experiment This is long, but worth the effort.
Bobrov and Beatrice Vitoldi. A propagandist account of the revolt by sailors in Odessa. Reds Dir. Eisenstein -early Soviet film about the Russian Revolution. Based on the novel by Boris Pasternak. Animal Farm 72min Dir. Joy Batchelor John Halas Animated version. John Stephenson.
Uses real animals.
Pavel Lungin. Russia after the collapse of Communism. John Ford. Werner Fassbinder. With Brad Davis. Based on the novel by Jean Genet. Francesco Rosi. There are strong elements of Geoprge Orwell's story in Homage to Catalonia. Bod Fosse. Leni Reifenstahl A "classic" presentation of Nazi Germany in the most romantic way possible.
The prime example of the propagandistic use of film. The White Rose Dir. True story of the resistance to Nazism by some students at Munich University. Miniver Dir. William Wyler. With Greer Garson.
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Miniver" won the Oscar for Best Picture of It's portyrayl of a gritty British family facing the war was a major propaganda coup. Guy Hamilton. The film was made with real WWII aircraft, and has great air fight footage, not to mention wonderful theme music. Frank Capra A series of documentaries made during the War by the US government to explain what the war was about. Uses Reifenstahl's filsm against the Nazis. Tay Garnett. With Robert Taylor - Long considered one of the great war movies.
Ken Annakin. First telling of the story of D-Day. The real mover behind the movies was Darryl Zanuck, who saw it as an anti-war movie. Sometimes consider the greates ever war film. With Tom Hanks.
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With Paul Newman. The story of the Manhattan project that created the atom bomb. Judgment at Nuremberg Dir. Stanley Kramer. Nuremberg TV mini-series mins Dir. Yves Simoneau.
With Alec Baldwin. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis The story of a wealthy Italian Jewish family in the s. Holocaust TV , mins. Marvin Chomsky. With Meryl Streep. The Wannsee Conference Dir. This meeting at which high-ranking Nazis agreed on the "final solution.
Stephen Spielberg's presentation of the Holocaust. It might be interesting to compare it to Spielberg's Amistad and ask about ways in which Spielberg might be distorting the past. Roberto Benigni. Peter Kassovitz, With Robin Williams.
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Similar story to Life is Beautiful. The End of Empire. Although widely praised, this will come across as tedious to most viewers. Promises mins Dir. Carlos Bolado and B. La Battaglia di Algeri [in French with English subtitles.
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Richard Attenborough. With Kevin Kline and Denzel Washington.
Mandela TV Dir. Philip Saville, With Danny Glover. Lumumba mins Dir. Paul Shrader, With Ken Ogata. Stunning account of life and death of one of Japan's most important post wat writers. Because of pressure from Mishima's family, his homosexuality is not portrayed explicitly. Philip Glass's music is outstanding. Kaige Chen The story of two male lovers in the Peking Opera over fifty years. The Last Emperor mins Dir. Carma Hinton and Richard Gordan.
Documentary on the suppression of the Tiananmen Square rebellion of It critiques the student leaders as well as the government. See the very good official web site. The Blue Kite [aka Lan feng zheng] Joan Chen. Story of a city girl sent for "re-education" in the countryside. Modern Science and its Conflicts.
Inherit the Wind , mins. With Spencer Tracy and Frederic March. The story of the Copes "monkey trial" about the teaching of Darwinian evolution in Tennesee schools. The names of the particpants are changed.. There were remakes in and Alexander Mackendrick. With Alex Guinness Focuses on the anxiety caused by new technology. Nichola Roeg.
Includes a great scene where Marilyn Monroe teaches the theory of relativity to Einstein. Joe Johnston. The true story of Homer Hickin, a working class boy who takes up rocketry after the laucnh of sputnik. Ron Howard. A great movie about the Apollo 13 disasater. Post War Themes: Val Guest. Two atomic explosions have created a situation in which the earth has been knocked off orbit and is spiralling into the Sun.
A classica of Cold War fear.
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