Film Analysis Of The Boy In The Striped Pjamas

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The Holocaust, also called the Shoah was mass genocide of millions of Jews, gypsies, communists, homosexuals, the mentally and physically handicapped and many others civilians whom were deemed unfit for up rise of Nazi Germany. Jews over the centuries have been blamed for being defeated at World War II because of reasons concerning economics, cultural reasoning, ' 'because they are different, ' ' and much more. Through film, and pictures we are able depict how those rough years must of looked. Visual entertainment has always been an interesting way to play with hearts of the audiences, which can be said about during the time of the Holocaust when fictional stories portrayed propaganda. So, therefore it can be easily said that …show more content…
For starters the film shows the holocaust did not even spare to eight year old children, however, children were taken to showers from the very moment they entered the camp, (McGlothin ,2014). Another fact that must be kept in mind is, that a concentration camp has high security and watch so it would be impossible for Shmuel and Bruno to be constantly meeting. So, therefore it isn 't possible for Shmuel to alive for very long. It film showed, imagery through the apparel of characters for example "Bruno is an adorable and cherubic [versus], while Shmuel is portrayed as dirty and starving, with a shaved head and broken teeth," (McGlothin ,2014). This imagery showed status, of being a Jewish boy versus being a German boy who is fit, and well fed. The next Hollywood film that is looked brings comedy into heartbreaking movie about a father who sacrifices for his …show more content…
The documentary is about Alice Herz-Sommer is the oldest known pianist and Holocaust survivor, who passed away at age 110 last year in 2014. When this was being made she said, "When I go with this (she points to her walker) I am an invalid, ' 'The film talks about her background about her growing up with great musicians like Gustav Mahler and Franz Kakfer. She had gone to Terezin after German troops had seized control over Czechoslovakia and the Nuremberg Laws were implemented. Terezin model propaganda camp for the world; she and her sister were the only ones in the family to make it to Terezin cause of their musical talent, however, this camp is an Auschwitz-Birkenau feeder camp. At Terezin she had played over 100 concerts. Her son played in famous children’s opera Brundibar.Herz-Sommer mentions in the film, even German soldiers even stopped by the windows to hear her play. By this one may come to a conclusion and say that talent and love for music or another passion cannot be differentiated by saying it’s Jewish, music is music. She believes, “Music is a dream. Music is God,” it helped her survive, to see the next sunrise. The documentary ended with her stating, “I am full of

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