Wind that Shakes the Barley

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Michael Chenette Introduction to Film November 15, 2007 The Wind That Shakes The Barley 1. The genre of this film is drama. Throughout the movie, the entire conflict between the guerillas and the “Black and Tan’s” is very gruesome and sad. There are many scenes in the movie that are sad and dramatic. For instance, when Sinead’s house was being burned down and she was being scalped, it was very hard to watch and very dramatic. 2. There were many thoughts that went on in my mind. Throughout the movie I was rooting for Daniel and his brother. I was hoping that they would do some damage and get the “Black and Tan’s” for what they were doing. I kept thinking, “Come on. Get ‘em”. Also, I was feeling just as dismayed as the Scots were when they discovered the true meaning of the peace treaty. It definitely made me think and
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Unformatted text preview: agree that it was a very poor peace treaty and for all they went though to deserve such a treaty it was a bogus deal. 3. One scene that I thought was captivating was when the guerillas were sitting on top of the mountains and they ambushed the “Black and Tan’s”. It was not a very close encounter battle, but that’s what made it a good scene. It was quick and that is how long it would probably take for something like that to happen. 4. The believability of this movie is very strong. Seeing as how this was based on true events, it seems like a true retelling of what was going on at the time. The acting style was done very well too. During many of the dramatic scenes, they captured the true feelings that go on behind a war....
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