Брат (Brother): A Foreign Film Review

Background The film Брат, or Brother, is a Russian crime drama that follows the life of Danila Bagrov, an ex-conscript who finds himself involved with the St. Petersburg mob. Directed by Aleksei Balabanov, the film released in 1997 at the Cannes Film Festival. It was recognized in the section ‘Un Certain Regard’, which spotlights unorthodox storylines seeking international

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La Planete Sauvage: A Foreign Film Review

Psychedelic animation, a jazz-laden soundtrack, and a thought-provoking plot. The film ‘La Planete Sauvage’ or ‘Fantastic Planet’ is one of the most interesting films I have ever encountered. On the surface, it is a story of giant alien-like creatures, Draags, and small human-like creatures, Oms. The two species live together in constant conflict on a planet called Ygam.

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Duties Photographers have an array of job duties, aside from just taking pictures. They capture images using digital or analog cameras for use in print publications, online content, video content, advertising, e-commerce press releases, or private use. The person behind the camera is also in charge of editing photos to perfection. Editing can include adding

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Film Director

You just finished your favorite movie for the hundredth time. It was just as good as your first time. There’s something special about it, the way the film director ties together the story, the actors, and the overall feel of the movie.  It motivates you- you want to create something just as powerful. Now the

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Camera operator

A camera operator uses digital camera equipment to record video footage for motion pictures, television programs, music videos, commercials, news and sporting events. Often, multiple camera operators work on the same production, each assigned to a different camera. Sometimes, one operator remotely controls several robotic cameras. These approaches allow for capturing the same events from

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Sound engineer

A sound engineer operates equipment and software used in the production of on-air radio programs, recorded audio programming, recorded music, concerts, conferences, sports events, and other live gatherings, as well as television programming, film, and video material. The responsibilities of a sound engineer include setting up and taking down the equipment, recording music, speech, and

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Art director

Art directors are responsible for developing the visual style and layouts of print and web publications, advertising campaigns, products and their packaging, visual representation of brands, television and movie sets. As such art directors may work in print publishing, marketing, branding, advertising, movie production, television production, and theater. The duties of an art director include

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