The English Patient (DVD)

The English Patient, directed by Anthony Minghella

Call number and location: DVD2648 | Melville Library Main Stacks

Possible Paper Topics:

  • What does the desert symbolize in the film?
  • How do the actions and transformations of the main characters reflect the film’s attitude on war?
  • How does the use of flashbacks to break up the chronology of the story affect the film’s meaning or the viewer’s experience?
  • Compare/contrast the film and the novel.

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Janet Clarke

Janet Clarke

Associate Dean, Research & User Engagement at Stony Brook University Libraries
Janet Clarke
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