International Film Comparison Paper
Watch Jean Renoirâ€™s The Rules of the Game, his 1940 classic about goings-on at a French country estate. Then you may choose from ONE (1) of the four other films below. After watching The Rules of the Game and the film of your choice, use the knowledge you have learned thus far in class to compare and contrast the two films using FOUR (4) the elements of film grammar.
Use IMDB or Wikipedia to read synopses.
Then choose ONE (1) of the following:
As your paper will analyze films directed/written by people from different countries, it is crucial to dissect how these filmmakers approach the elements of filmmaking to tell a narrative. You must choose FOUR of the following elements:
Make sure you explain each component you choose in detail and defend your arguments with sources!
Be sure to write your paper in APA format citing the text when necessary. Include an abstract, introduction, body paragraphs, conclusion and reference page. The paper will be submitted to the Turnitin Dropbox on Canvas.
I will deduct points for poor grammar, informality of expression, and failure to comply with APA style. If you donâ€™t have a manual, use this online style guide.
Donâ€™t be informal. Youâ€™re writing a paper, not a discussion. Donâ€™t offer opinions that sound like social media posts. Writing, â€œWomen on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown had incredible performances!â€ will get you points knocked off.
Use topic sentences. These are the first sentences of your paragraphs, the organizing ideas. For example: â€œThanks to its use of deep focus and Walter Murchâ€™s sound design, Apocalypse Now recreates the experience of barely surviving a war in Southeast Asia.â€
You must cite Movies and meaning and any relevant secondary sources. If you have seen movies to which you can compare The Rules of the Game and the other film of your choice, also cite them. Your paper will be richer if it demonstrates a familiarity with film as a cross-generational conversation.
To watch these films, you need to visit Swank or Kanopy or use your own streaming service. Itâ€™s up to you. Several public libraries have these films available for checkout on DVD or Blu-ray.
Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and other streaming services may offer them too.
Your paper is to be written in an APA-Style format. This includes the following:
For more detailed instructions and information on how to write an APA-style paper, please visit https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/. There is an extensive databank on how to incorporate in-text citations, and properly format your references.
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