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Jayden BlackRussian Film 3460Professor Maria IgnatievaResearch Proposal4 February 2020Come and See: War Brought to LifeThe Russian filmCome and See(1985), directed by Elem Klimov,chronicles thedestruction of the Byelorussian people and their land by the Nazi invaders in 1943 and paystribute to the strength and resilience of the Russian peasants who stood fast, determined tosurvive in the face of genocide. The main character,Florya, tells the story of a young boy fromBelarus, Russia who joins the partisan army (Red Army) eager to join the war effort and his longhard struggle against the brutal and relentless Nazi army. InCome and See, the Nazis are notenemies to be vanquished, but a monstrous and inhuman presence, as they were to the vastmajority of their victims, including the untold millions who weresystematically murdered in theHolocaust.Based during World War II,Come and Seecan be classified as a war film, historical-fiction, psychological thriller or historical-drama. Regardless of what the films audienceclassifies the films genre as, they all take home the same message—the ruthlessness, savagery,

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Term
Spring
Professor
Sophia Russel
Tags
World War II, Elem Klimov

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