war and children

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History Earliest war film D. W. Griffiths 1910. The Fugitive. The first war film featuring children was The Drum from India – 1938 The film Children Of Hiroshima came out in 1952


Examples of great films -Featuring children in war 1.Grave of the Fireflies (Isao Takahata , 1988 ) 2.Goodnight , Mister Tom (Jack Gold, 1998 ) 3.Germany , Year Zero (Roberto Rossellini, 1948 ) 4.Life Is Beautiful (Roberto Benigni , 1997) 5.Pan’s Labyrinth (Guillermo del Toro, 2006) 6.The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (Mark Herman, 2008) 7.The Tin Drum (Volker Schlöndorff, 1979) 8.The Book Thief (Brian Percival, 2013) 9.Die Brücke (Bernhard Wicki, 1959) 10.Birth Certificate ( Stanisław Różewicz , 1961)


Characteristics of War Movies featuring children Can be all kinds of wars-WW1, WW2, Vietnam, Civil War , Gulf War, Iraq War, Korean War, and many wars within other countries in the world - Can be also showed how some children grow up in, the dad’s would go into the war and never come back to fight for his country and the kids would be sad because for the war


The  military use of children  takes three distinct forms: children can take direct part in hostilities   (child soldiers); they can be used in support roles such as porters, spies, messengers, lookouts; or they can be used for political advantage [either] as  human shields and /or in  propaganda . Throughout history and in many cultures, children have been extensively involved in military campaigns even when such practices were against cultural morals. [1]  In WW1, in Great Britain 250,000 boys under 19 managed to join the army. [2]  In WW2, child soldiers fought throughout Europe, Why is war movie are made


The first war movie was made War film  is a  film genre  concerned with  warfare , typically about naval ,  air , or  land  battles in the twentieth century, with combat scenes central to the drama . The fateful nature of battle scenes means that war films often end with them. Themes explored include combat, survival and escape, sacrifice, the futility and inhumanity of battle, the effects of war on society, and the moral and human issues raised by war .


The best war movie was made Black Hawk Down (2001 ) Full Metal Jacket (1987) The Crossing  (2000) Revolution (1985) The Buccaneer (1958 ) One Man's Hero  (1999) Civil War Movie:  Glory  (1989) Civil War Movie:  Birth of a Nation (1915 )

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