Fil202 – film and society. | media culture and communication
Individual Essay (2000-2500 words)
Film to watch :
where to watch : https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand
film Title : Bicycle Thieves
About: Set in an impoverished post-war Italy, this critically acclaimed neo-realist film follows an Italian worker’s increasingly desperate efforts to recover the stolen bicycle upon which his livelihood depends
Question: Many of the European films on the module were made in the aftermath of traumatic experiences such as war, occupation , and Fascist dictatorship. Discuss the ways in which any relevant film seeks to reconstruct and renew the image of the nation.