Bernardo Bertolucci

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  • The Conformist Film Analysis

    alike. The atmosphere of the party is an orderly fiasco of drunken entertainment and fun. The camera captures snippets of the party from different angles, faces, body parts, sensual glances and dancing of partygoers. Inside a room, still associated with the party, a stripper woman seductively dances behind a glass wall. She is masked and tattooed along her body The image of sexuality in general is completely modern and liberated, leaning towards pornographic in this film. Gambardello, in the midst of his birthday celebration, is dressed to the nines in a tailored suit. Young, attractive women surround him and kiss him. The entirety of this party reveals the lavish lifestyle of the affluent. In comparison to The Bicycle Thief, La Grande Bellezza shows the other side of the culture post the sexual-revolution, and at the other end of the wealth spectrum. Italian cinema did not bind woman to merely personifying sensuality and liberation of sexual attitudes. This decade also highlighted in cinema the role of the woman as a mother figure. Qualities that supported this wholesome image included, “generosity, intellectual, instinctual, and passionate women...bringing the foreground of female characters psychology and emotional life and depth” (Galucci). L’Onorevole Angelina is an Italian film where the main character, Magnani plays a woman who balances her life as a wife, mother and community activist in which she socially takes a stand to fight for better living conditions in her…

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  • Comparing Film Adaptation Of Me And You By Bernardo Bertolucci

    A story holds many similarities to a snowflake. All snowflakes are composed of exactly the same material, but when scrutinized closely, no two are the same. The same can be said about two narratives which may contain the same events but the meaning can change when recounted by different narrators. The difference in narratives can be observed in the novel and film adaptation of Me and You written by Niccolò Ammaniti 's and directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. All stories contain a mixture of…

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  • Paul Bernardo And Karla Homolka Case Study

    In order to fully understand a serial killer and murderer, one must be able to examine them personally. We must be able to look into their past and see what shaped them into who they are as a person. Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka were a married couple that committed heinous crimes together. They would kidnap girls before raping them, and often times, killing them together. Paul was a serial rapist before meeting Karla. However, none of his victims were found dead before her. He was the rapist,…

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  • Paul Bernardo's Argumentative Essay

    finally see justice served, that in my opinion wasn’t even served. First off, just because the Scarborough rapes had stopped, they felt that there was no need to put Paul Bernardo’s DNA samples as high priority, and as a result pushed them to the back of the line and had to wait three years to hear an answer that many detectives had thought they knew anyways. What also upset me is that Paul Bernardo had the audacity to ask if he was able to have day parole. To even think that he feels he has a…

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  • What Is The Role Of Young People In The 1960's

    “I remember being young in the 1960’s.. we had a great sense of the future, a great big hope. This is what is missing in the youth today. The being able to dream and to change the world”(Bernardo Bertolucci).Young people, in the 1950’s and the 1960’s, were playing a new role in society by being very active and attentive in what was going on in the world. They were building and supporting their own opinions, or sometimes their parent 's opinions. New ideas and new accusations against opposing…

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  • Once Upon A Time In The West Film Analysis

    release in the US in its day, Sergio Leone’s Once Upon a Time in the West is now generally acknowledged as a masterpiece and one of the greatest films ever made, regardless of genre. What made me select it for this assignment is the haunting sound of the harmonica in one of its key scenes, sheer brilliance in blending the visual and the auditory into one of the most poignant moments in movie history. Once Upon a Time in the West is a 1968 spaghetti western film. It was directed by Sergio Leone…

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  • Abuse In The Movie The Pianist

    In the movie Last Tango in Paris, an American widower, played by Marlon Brando, meets a young Parisian women, played by Maria Schneider, and they engage in a sexual relationship. However, there was one scene involving a rape for the movie that Schneider claimed was unscripted. She spoke out about it to the Daily Mail in 2007. In 2013, the director, Bernardo Bertolucci said, “Maybe, sometimes in the movie, I didn't tell her what was going on because I knew her acting would be better. So, when we…

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