How Romance is Portrayed through film in World War II

Use the films Casablanca (1942, Michael Curtiz) and Allied (2016, Robert Zemeckis). Choose two scenes from each movie for the paper.

-For each film, discuss how romance in film is addressed (how romance is depicted through camera angles, lighting, facial expressions, sounds). Think in terms of filmic elements, including camera work, editing, pacing, sound, dialogue, setting, characters.

-Choose specific scenes in order to support your observations (two scenes for Casablanca, and two scenes for Allied.

-Identify the time-mark of each scene.

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