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Unformatted text preview: Name: Deana Croog Film Title: The Promise Date: 4/2/11 No. of Viewings: 1 Reaction: Very Favorable _____ Favorable __X___ Unfavorable_____ Uncertain _____ Emotional Response: Touching and heart-wrenching to watch their love struggle and eventually crumble, even after the Berlin Wall is finally destroyed. Purpose/Aim of film as you see it: Von Trotta uses Sophie and Konrad’s love and doomed separation as a metaphor to illuminate the more general difficulties and severed ties between West and East Germans that resulted from the Berlin Wall creation. What do you think is the key aspect of this film as a reflection of (German) film history? The film accurately portrays the varying social and political attitudes in East and West Germany at the time of the Berlin Wall’s creation, and aims to use action, melodrama, and a love story to realistically explore the factors that kept both the lovers and more generally, East and...
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- Spring '11
- Sophie, Konrad