Russian Ark and Summer Hours

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Monday, January 24, 2011 10:57 AM Russian Ark 1 fluid take shows the fluidity of time from generation to generation Some people have a sixth sense and are able to see the ghosts, and others aren't ANGEL : Angelic theme, paintings, little girls, and the blind woman are all referred to as angels Reference to NOAH'S ARK : all of the history of Russia is preserved from the chaos of the modern world in this Hermitage Both films end with a dance The painting that the blind lady showed him - the Madonna with partridges/ Rest on the Flight into Egypt o Apple tree = life o Angels are in the fore front and Joseph in the background - the metaphysical world isn't important o Relates to Catherine and the scene with all the children, teaching them to curtsey o Little girls running around are called angels, repetition of dialogue "fly away little birds" o Little girls are family of Czar Nicolas II and friends, have some life and frivolity but Czar's family all get killed
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course ENGL 131 taught by Professor Riggs during the Spring '09 term at UNC.

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