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Film review to help students in writing taske

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How to write a film review

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Credits (first page only): Title, year, genre, director, screenwriter, music or soundtrack, main actors. Synopsis or summary of the plot: Only a brief summary of the film. Make sure that your summary makes sense to a reader who does not know the movie. Do not refer to specific scenes and do not try to explain everything You must also include the next items, but not as different parts (they may be included in your description of the story) Place and time: Where does the action take place? When does the action take place? (present time, 19th century…) Is the story chronological (according to the order of time ) or flash back

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Just in the first page as an introduction you must write:                     You might find useful to look at: http://www.rottentomatoes.com    (overview)   or   http://imdb. And you will find a sample of this section of the review following this link title and year,     genre     director,     screenwriter     music or soundtrack     main actors Just in the first page as an introduction you must write:                     You might find useful to look at: http://www.rottentomatoes.com    (overview)   or   http://imdb. And you will find a sample of this section of the review following this link title and year,     genre     director,     screenwriter     music or soundtrack     main actors Synopsis or summary of the plot: . Make sure that your summary makes sense to a reader who does not know the movie. Do not refer to specific scenes and do not try to explain everything.          Only a brief summary of the film   You must also include the next items, but not as different parts (they may be included in your description of the story):         Place and time: Where does the action take place? When does the action take place? (present time, 19th century…) Is the story chronological (according to the order of time ) or flash back.         Background: society, country, kind of people (age, culture social class...), historical time...         Genre: horror, comedy, drama, adventure film, thriller...

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Main characters:         physical description         pshychological description         age, nationality social/personal background

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In the last part of your review you are asked to think and write about the next questions:          What message is being told? (it it is any.) What was the director's purpose or intention or the theme of the film?         Compare with other realities you know (your country, historical fact or event, other film from the same director or genre…)         What's your opinion?

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