Essays Tagged: "Cannes Film Festival"

A Working Man's Game. Resevoir Dogs by Quentin Tarantino

become a cult favorite. In 1992 Quentin Tarantino, a little known writer/director, took the Cannes film festival and the world by surprise with his motion picture Reservoir Dogs. The movie is ...

(6 pages) 107 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

The more faithful, the better adaptation?

r 'low' culture novels in a local popular bookstore, while it is not surprising that Wong kar-wai's Cannes Film Festival awarded film is regarded to be a kind of 'high' culture though everybody know i ...

(10 pages) 139 1 4.3 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Wes Anderson. It is based on a review of his three films: Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, and The Royal Tenenbaums.

ull-length film in 1996. His second film, Rushmore (1998) was widely hailed as a masterpiece at its Cannes Film Festival debut. His third and final movie to date was the 2001 film The Royal Tenenbaums ...

(6 pages) 84 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

South African Directors and a history of South African film

ius. As mentioned before, his great anti-Apartheid piece The Fourth Reich was screened at the famed Cannes Film Festival, although the version edited for the screening was not to Van Rensberg's liking ...

(8 pages) 69 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors


aptures and expresses his exceptional creative talents. In 1994, Pulp Fiction won top honors at the Cannes Film Festival, launching him into mainstream motion pictures. His meticulous attention to cre ...

(5 pages) 53 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Lord Brougham

Lord Brougham, a former Lord Chancellor of England is the person that is credited with "inventing" Cannes when he was detained there while on a trip to Italy in 1834, because an order prevented him f ... o mild. Other of his friends built homes and the village later became a town.Forty-five years later Cannes acquired many spacious villa almost fifty hotels and a had a very good thriving market in hou ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Movie Review of the Pianist: Film History

oth evil and for good."The Pianist" was the winner of the prestigious Golden Palm Award at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival and has been critically acclaimed and accepted as one of the great films of our ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.2 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Life is Beautiful

Life is Beautiful, the Grand Prix winner at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival, is much like two films in one. In tone, temperament, and intent, they are vast ...

(8 pages) 66 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A personal reflection of what happened on my first date and what I learned from it. (You can just pretend it was you)

awkward silence surrounding us, and I began to feel a little apprehensive. A little later into the film, I began to feel curious, wanting to find out why I felt so strange. Then after my date started ...

(3 pages) 70 4 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Life is Beautiful the movie, relating to politics and society in Italy during World War 2

he worked as a comedian in several movies. The movie won many awards including, Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 1998 and an Oscar award for the best actor. The movie makes sure that as Ben ...

(10 pages) 15 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History