Erin Boyd – Advanced Higher French Portfolio How well does the film Au Revoir

Erin Boyd – Advanced Higher French Portfolio
How well does the film Au Revoir, les enfants depict the war in France?
Throughout the film and book “Au Revoir, les enfants” Louis Malle – the director and author – stresses at several points the stereotypical associations which many people have when discussing the Second World War in France. However Malle cleverly chooses to approach this topic from an unanticipated angle, sparking the reader to query the typical War stereotypes and to question their own preconceptions on German and French attitudes.
Erin Boyd – Advanced Higher French Portfolio
How well does the film Au Revoir, les enfants depict the war in France?
Throughout the film and book “Au Revoir, les enfants” Louis Malle – the director and author – stresses at several points the stereotypical associations which many people have when discussing the Second World War in France. However Malle cleverly chooses to approach this topic from an unanticipated angle, sparking the reader to query the typical War stereotypes and to question their own preconceptions on German and French attitudes.