Spanish film influences & messages
Warm up starter:
Style: Magical realism what is it how does it link the 2 films?
What themes in the film?
Why does it use this style to explore themes?
What myths are explored
How do the films use CHN?
Make into a short film
2 levels to the narrative - a subtext. Think carefully about what social/cultural `myths' you are exploring - national identity
Ophelia is a psychologically abused child by the war who gets shot
Amelie has the mind of a child in a young woman's body who only sees the good in people, is this someone who should be entering an adult relationship?