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Unformatted text preview: Name: Deana Croog Film Title: Double Indemnity Date: 4/4/11 No. of Viewings: 1 Reaction: Very Favorable _____ Favorable ___X__ Unfavorable_____ Uncertain _____ Emotional Response: Suspenseful Purpose/Aim of film as you see it: A smart film noir that serves to reiterate and also challenge the typical conventions of the genre film. What do you think is the key aspect of this film as a reflection of (German) film history? The film noir genre was popular in both America and Germany. Both genres relied on stars ( Double Indemnity features two famous actors- Stanwyck and MacMurray). Perhaps this film reveals the many similarities between the genres across continents. Narration (Point of View, Method of story development, Chronology, Closure, Motivation of plot): Atypical how the protagonist reveals the ending at the beginning of the film, and delivers the story...
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This document was uploaded on 10/26/2011 for the course GERMAN 353 at UMass (Amherst).
- Spring '11