International Film Comparison Paper
Ingmar Bergman’s classic 1957 poetic drama The Seventh Seal.
Wings of Desire (1987), directed by Wim Wenders (Germany) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INVXL1Ej7nk
After watching The Seventh Seal and Wings of Desire , use the knowledge you have learned thus far in class to compare and contrast the two films.
· It will be up to you to come up with an argument that encompasses both films.
· You will need to compare and contrast several elements of the films, developing a multi-perspective analysis of local, global, international, and communication issues throughout the films.
· One other source besides Stephen Prince’s Movies and Meaning (BOOK, WHICH IS ATTACHED) is required. You cannot cite IMDB or Wikipedia. Do some research on the director of your film.
· You will then write a 4 double-spaced page paper that analyzes and exposes what you learned from the course about the given films.
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. Some of the elements to consider are, but not limited to:
· Film Structure
· Visual effects
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.
Your paper is to be written in an APA-Style format. This includes the following:
· 12-point font
· Times New Roman font
· 1-inch margins
· cover page
· reference page
· in-text citations