>I'm looking for a film that fits ALL the following criteria:
>1. An anti-war film, particularly one that represents the effect of war on
Klimov's "Come and See"
>2. An art film, meaning non-traditional narrative, stylistic
>experimentation, or preferably both.
Shepitko's "The Ascent"
>3. Available on video.
the former on DVD from Ruscico, the latter on video in the UK a while back
>Why? I'm teaching an intro film course, and am looking for a film to show
>in class next week to illustrate a reading: David Bordwell, "Art Cinema as
>Mode of Film Practice." With war against Iraq imminent, ideally I'd like
>show something that will promote thinking about the human costs of war. I
>guess I'm also looking for a way to express my outrage.
i think "Come and See" would fit the bill -- check the user comments on the
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