Discuss one of the following topics in relation to two films of your choice: (a)


Discuss one of the following topics in relation to two films of your choice:
(a)‘British’ national identity
(b)discourses of ‘realism’
(c)the concept of ‘quality’
(d)the ‘heritage’ or ‘alternative heritage’ debates
(e)the British Empire
(f)postcolonial Britain
(g)popular cinema
(h)art cinema
(i)place, region and identity
(j)setting and landscape
(k) class
(l) gender and/or sexuality
(m) race and ethnicity
(n)desire and repression
(o)diversity and difference
(p)power and resistance
(q)critical reception and commercial success
(r)canons and tastes
•At least one of the films discussed in your essay must be a set film from the module. You may choose two from the weekly screenings or you may prefer to select your second film from the lists of recommended viewing. Please ask your seminar tutor to approve your choice of films.


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