A woman views abstract nude images on a train. Very brief.


A man and a woman kiss, the man lies bare-chested on the floor and the woman buttons her top suggesting that they just have had sex; then he pulls her down to the floor, kisses her ear and neck. Men and women kiss in many scenes, and a man and a woman kiss and hug.
A married man and a woman who’s not his wife kiss. A woman kisses an older man.
A woman kisses a woman on the cheek several times and moves around the room seductively while talking about another woman having had an affair.
A woman talks about having an affair with a married man.
Women flirt with men and there are several scenes full of sexual tension.
A woman talks about another woman’s companion (alluding to the fact that it was a homosexual relationship).
Women talk about contraception and pass around a diaphragm.
Women talk about a man who happens to be a professor and say, “he sleeps with the students”.
A younger woman says to a professor “we shouldn’t have slept together.”
Men and women dance together in a few scenes.
Nudes are seen in paintings shown in art history classes (the Sistine Chapel, for example). Women talk about a painting being erotic.
A woman opens a shower curtain and we see a man nude from the waist up.
Women wear bathing suits in a couple of scenes (we see bare legs and cleavage) Women are shown in undergarments and putting on corsets while the end credits roll.
Women wear dresses that are low-cut and reveal cleavage, bare shoulders and backs, in several scenes.
A woman wears a short top that reveals her bare abdomen.


Film review:Translated by www.rabudo-ru.com


Frankly speaking, the death Poetry Society and Mona Lisa’s smile are not similar enough to call Meng a “women’s version of the death Poetry Society”. However, as one of the few films discussing educational themes, it is impossible not to compare the two films together. These two films were seen in class. Personally, I think Meng is certainly a good film, but its impact is difficult to compare with death. At least, after watching death, I persevered all over the world to buy its DVD. After watching Meng, I didn’t have such passion.

Let’s start with “death Poetry Society”, which won the first place in the selection of “the most far-reaching film that influenced me during my university” in Beijing. Robin Williams plays a teacher Keating who opposes the traditional mode of traditional education in the film, encouraging students to tear off the foreword of the sages, abandon the shackles of authority, develop their own interests and find their own inner voice. He made the students understand that it is more important to gain a broad vision and passion for life than to mechanically obtain knowledge from books. Of course, like most movie routines, the protagonist is obstructed and pressured by conservatives. When Neil, who was eager to become an actor, found himself unable to give up and realize his dream and committed suicide, Mr. Keating was fired. Before he left, he was pleased to find that the children had the courage and the determination to find their own voice.

The rhythm of the whole film has been tepid. Mr. Keating’s image is suspected of being tall and almost perfect. The beautiful boys perform very well. The Scottish bagpipes sounded at the right time from time to time exaggerate the atmosphere. Gently and skillfully introduced the audience into the set under the director, and was moved by surprise.

Besides the Mona Lisa’s smile, the similarity between the two films lies in the same maintenance of the orthodox campus, the students with the same good family background take the same arranged Road, and the same alternative teachers inspire the students to take their own road. Julia Roberts with a big mouth plays teacher Watson. In terms of role building, Watson did not glow with unusual light. Compared with Mr. Keating’s tall and perfect, Watson gives the impression that he is a somewhat radical feminist. In the conservative New England in the 1950s, Watson was full of self-confidence and implicit courage, and her pursuit of life and love made her have a certain charm, but the silent character brilliance that the film wanted to show was far from enough.

Some critics say that Meng is a feminist film. In fact, it is not. It should explore the positioning of women. Instead of clamoring for women to come out of the kitchen, it gently expresses the view that women can pay equal attention to family and career through the mouth of the protagonist. Although Joan, a student in the film, gave up the opportunity to study law at Yale University and chose her family, her point of view is very clear. The meaning of feminism is that women have the right to choose what they want. This right of free choice is the most precious, not the content of choice. From this point, “Meng” still has some enlightening significance, but compared with “death Poetry Society”, the practical significance of “Meng” obviously can not reach the level of guiding the audience.

In addition, there are other deficiencies in Meng. The structure is loose and the narration is messy. In the first half of the film, there are many scenes that do not seem to have much to do with the plot, which makes people feel inexplicable. For example, Watson took the students to see the huge art that can’t see anything. Every student seems to be intoxicated. I wonder what this paragraph wants to explain for a long time. The lack of novelty in the lines is also the failure of the film. I watch the original sound. Some lines in the film are a little clever, such as the tit for tat part between Watson and Betty, because the English lines are neat and sound very comfortable. However, many lines that should have become the finishing touch have become plain, shallow and empty slogans, which can not make people feel the climax of passion.

Of course, the nostalgic atmosphere created by Meng is still very good. The elegant scenery of Wesley campus, soft flowing music, as well as the bright and beautiful dresses and exquisite makeup of female students. However, the film lacks more in-depth excavation, which also makes the significance of the film become a shallow exhibition of old music and clothing.

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