Essays Tagged: "German Expressionism"

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

k artificial. The deliberatedistortions were meant to portray what a tormented soul might perceive. Germanexpressionism, known as dada, and surrealism rejected notions of reality, the Germanexpression ... dow were used to create a response, and get the vieweremotionally connected.Two films imported from Germany named Passion and Sumurun starring a popular actressnamed Pola Negri opened the door for oth ...

(2 pages) 81 0 4.0 Jan/1996

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

Flesh and the Devil - Clarence Brown, technical devices and cinematic movements of 1920s in the construction of drama.

of narrative and visual story without the reliance of dialogue within the sequence.One of the main German trends in cinematography in the 1920s was expressionism. It relied on drama and spectacle to ... the condemnation of a certain act which has taken place in the chain of events.Kammerspiel another German trend of the 1920s, was also a movement opposed to German Expressionism. It was another influ ...

(8 pages) 48 0 4.2 Nov/2002

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

Expressionism (4 page, in depth, w/artists, w/o pics, 4 sources)

d significance." -AristotleExpressionism emerged from about 1905 all over Europe, but especially in Germany. It is generally characterized by heightened, symbolic colors and exaggerated imagery, but s ... but some pieces show darker, sinister aspects of the human psyche and are most often reffered to as German Expressionism.In general, an expressionistic work sets subjective feelings above objective ob ...

(3 pages) 56 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Art Analysis - "Victory Girls" by Albert Tucker.

cing many artworks based on how the society was changing for the worse.Tucker was influenced by the German Expressionism and Surrealism and he had used this as inspiration for his own works. Victory G ...

(2 pages) 47 0 4.5 Sep/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Film Noir and German Expressionism in: "Batman" and "Citizen Kane"

Burton, and "Citizen Kane" (1941), directed by Orson Welles, there are many Codes and Structures of German Expressionism and Film Noir. The films show these through the institution of the American fam ... ion of the American family, masculinity, history of colonialism and colonization, and Film Noir and German Expressionism.In the film Batman, the institution on the American family is similar. This is ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2006

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

Analyse any one film or group of films in relation to its social and ideological context: "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" along with "The Student of Prague".

ng to look at a film that can be viewed as one of the original productions to come out of the early German horror genre, Stellan Rye's "The Student of Prague" directed in 1913 and then secondly to bui ... ance and ultimately be supportive to this essay.To successfully produce an essay in relation to the German peoples ideologies and the nations social condition in the time of the production of these fi ...

(10 pages) 28 0 0.0 Apr/2006

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

The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari In Relation To German

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari' in relation to German Expressionist film. Robert Weine's 1919 film, 'The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari', is recogn ... aligari', is recognised to be a staple and seminal example of the sorts of characteristics found in German Expressionist cinema of this period.Although the film was made near the end of what is often ... e' (1910 - 1920), it is also considered to be the film that first applied an expressionist style to German cinema, and later went on to influence films such as Metropolis, M, and Kameradshaft. the fil ...

(6 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

German Expressionism in Film

ame covering up that is occurring in Berlin is the same covering up which is hiding the evidence of German expressionism in film. In simplest terms German expressionism was created by World War 1 and ... s created by World War 1 and was ended by World War 2. To also be concise on the definition of what German expressionism is, mind you it doesn?t work in all cases, it can be said that it attempts to ? ...

(10 pages) 49 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

German Expressionism

German ExpressionismEdward Scissorhands vs. Donnie DarkoEdward Scissorhands and Donnie Darko are suc ... ands vs. Donnie DarkoEdward Scissorhands and Donnie Darko are such good examples when talking about German Expressionism . Both films are extremely different, but using the same techniques. Both film ... is is revealed to the viewers even before Edward's. All the setting design combined is an aspect of German Expressionism because there is content of shadows and silhouettes along the scene where Peg i ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2014

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