This assignment is worth 15 points and asks you to reflect on two films, Persepolis and To Live. Formatting

This assignment is worth 15 points and asks you to reflect on two films, Persepolis and To Live.
Formatting your Work: Please duplicate the prompt headings in your written response to make sure your work is properly credited

There are two main parts:

– Part 1

Persepolis and To Live both depict decades of social-political upheaval and strife. Though one film starts in Iran and the other takes place in Mainland China, there are techniques of political oppression that both directors illustrate in their film odysseys.

Identify two techniques of political oppression that are represented in both films.

Example 1

Technique of Social-Political Oppression

a) In one sentence identify a technique of social-political oppression used in both films. (1 Point) (One sentence)

b) Briefly describe a scene in Persepolis where this was depicted (2 Points) (No more than two sentences)

c) Briefly describe a scene in Too Live where this was depicted (2 Points) (No more than two sentences)

Example 2

Technique of Social-Political Oppression

a) In one sentence identify a technique of social-political oppression used in both films. (1 Point)

b) Briefly describe a scene in Persepolis where this was depicted (2 Points)

c) Briefly describe a scene in Too Live where this was depicted (2 Points)

Part 2

Though a departure from the classic American Road movie, choose one scene only from either film that shares a genre convention with the road movie as William Constanzo identifies these conventions and describe using the following template.

a) identify one genre convention that either of the two films shares with the “road movie”. (1 Point) One sentence limit

b) describe one scene only from either film showing how this scene shares a genre convention with a road movie (2 Points) (No more than two sentences.)

c) Identify one overriding difference that distinguishes the same film from the classic American Road movie? (2 Points) (No more than two sentences.)

PLEASE FOLLOW THE SENTENCES LIMIT. THANK YOU!