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Unformatted text preview: LASP 301 Name: Lacey Baker Review 2 Name of the Film: Doña Bárbara Director: Betty Kaplan Year of Release: 1998 A. Choose and answer THREE of the questions below. Each answer should be a paragraph in length. 1. Where and when does the film narrative take place? What is its historical reference and significance? This film is set in the 1920’s in Venezuela. Its historical significance is that Venezuela was at the time under rule by Gómez, who ended up using his power to enrich himself and leave his people in primitive states of illiteracy and poverty. The fight between Luzardo and his cousin signifies the fact that family feuds still existed in part and that they would still kill their relatives or neighbors over something as simple as land. The same goes for when Doña Bárbara moved the posts deeper into Santos Luzardo’s land. Instead of settling things civilly, they would choose to fight and kill over nothing....
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course LASP 301 taught by Professor Deoliveira during the Spring '07 term at South Carolina.
- Spring '07