The native women their breasts is slightly visible. A teenage girl takes her shirt off and her breasts become visible. A woman takes her shirt off and walks nude while her breasts are visible.
A woman takes a shower and when gets out nude her breasts and buttocks become visible. She later bathes her girl and again when gets out the girl’s butt can be seen.
A married woman kisses another man and undress. Nothing more is shown but later her girl tells her that she knows about her cheating the other time.
Some passionate kisses and innuendos (“You have to undress yourself. Your clothes are getting dirty.” or “Your breasts aren’t different to other women’s breasts.”). Two extended sex scenes and several instances of frontal (and rear) nudity. In one ocasion, oral sex is implied while a woman kisses a man’s body and gradually descends.


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


The Chinese film closest to the Oscar for best foreign language film was in 1993. The Chinese film farewell my concubine, which won the Golden Palm Award at the Cannes Film Festival, and the Taiwanese film wedding banquet, which won the Golden Bear award at the Berlin Film Festival, were both shortlisted. All the Chinese world were excited and thought that Chinese films were finally going to win the Oscar for best foreign language film for the first time, After the results were announced, the Spanish light comedy “four thousand gold lovers” won the prize. The excitement suddenly turned into an uproar. Director Chen Kaige couldn’t help scolding the damn “American emperor” at that time. The last time Chinese films were shortlisted for the best foreign language film Oscar was in 2002. The representative work was hero directed by Zhang Yimou. This high-cost and large-scale martial arts film failed to succeed the brilliance created by Taiwanese director Ang Lee in 2000 through crouching tiger, hidden dragon, and finally lost to German female director Caroline link’s where is my home. The results of the previous failure of Chinese films at the Academy Awards are quite disagreeable. However, the subsequent failure has much less controversy. Where is my home does have its excellence.

Caroline link, director of where is my home, is the second female director in film history to win the Oscar for best foreign language film. This big time / little man type work is adapted from the autobiographical novel of the same name published by Jewish woman writer Stephanie Zweig in 1999. The story tells the experience of a Jewish family immigrating to Kenya in Africa during the Nazi period, The time span covers the whole period of World War II, from 1938 to 1946. It can be seen from the story framework that the resentment between Jews and German Nazis is is the main connotation of the film. However, where is my home has a special perspective. It starts from the daily life of a Jewish family in Kenya and projects the realistic dilemma of ubiquitous prejudice through the adaptation process of three family members in the new world and the great era, And the fact that only love and tolerance can make life continue. Although where is my home stands at a high ideological level, the narrative starting point is very plain and moderate. Although the position conflict tried to appear is very fierce, the way of expression is very gentle and tolerant. It is a work worthy of careful taste.

■ the protagonist of the story is three members of a Jewish family, father, mother and a six-year-old girl. Although they are Jews, they have grown up in Germany since childhood, and they are more inclined to Germans in terms of living habits and self-identity. As World War II approached, the lawyer’s father first moved to Kenya, Africa, despite public opposition, and then picked up his wife and daughter. Other families are still staying in Germany because of optimism. No one expected that they would be separated forever.

The mother in the film thought she was just going to Kenya for vacation. Unexpectedly, since she set foot on the land of Africa in 1938, the three members of the family had to settle here and start their life from scratch. The father in the film realized from the beginning that he had to try to adapt to the new environment, but he was a lawyer. Unlike the hero in away from Africa, he could kill a lion by picking up a shotgun. In fact, the father didn’t even know how to dig with a shovel. He didn’t have the money to buy the whole piece of agricultural land, or even the money to buy meat for his wife and daughter. He had to work for a white farmer and began to learn from scratch dejectedly.

As for the mother in the film, unlike the heroine in far away from Africa, she can call the wind and rain by rolling up her sleeves. She is a typical spoiled white woman who is used to living a life of fine clothes and food. When I first saw the local people with dark skin, I almost didn’t scream. After eating one meal of corn cereal after another, I began to shout to go back to Germany. However, the situation at that time was very serious, and it was impossible to return home. She could only face the reality decadent. Even so, she refused to learn the local language and integrate into local life. For this reason, her husband once angrily scolded her, “you are like those people we don’t like in Germany”, so the relationship between the two husband and wife became increasingly estranged.

Among the three members of the family, the youngest daughter fully adapted to local life. When she arrived in Kenya and got off the train, she did not hesitate to hold the black cook OWA who accompanied her father to meet her. When her father worked hard and her mother sighed at home, she followed the local black children everywhere and learned the local language in the shortest time. A little white girl mixed with a group of black children. Not only did they not feel the slightest estrangement from each other, but other black adults in the local area soon accepted the lively and lovely little girl.

The first few years of life of a family of three in Kenya began in their nest. In the meantime, the news from the other end of my hometown was frightening. The number of letters from relatives is getting smaller and shorter, and the tone is becoming more and more desperate. They were first subjected to movement restrictions, then expelled and concentrated, and then sent to Poland. Paradoxically, when relatives were persecuted by Germans on the other side of Europe because of their Jewish origin, the three members of the family on the other side of Kenya were arrested by British colonists because they had German nationality when Britain went to war with Germany.

After being arrested, the three members of the family were forcibly separated, and the father was put into a male prisoner camp. However, because Britain had no independent female prisoner camp in the local area, the mother and daughter were sent to a local hotel to gather with other female prisoners. On the way, the mother and daughter were always afraid, but when they arrived at the hotel, they found that there were all kinds of rich food. British officers scolded the hotel manager for this and pointed out the identity of these prisoners. Unexpectedly, the dark skinned hotel manager solemnly said that it was our VIP who came to our hotel. This sentence really satirizes the ruthless treatment of local foreign immigrants by the British colonists.

The tragic experience of relatives being persecuted by the Nazis and themselves being arrested by the British has completely changed the couple in the film. First of all, the mother finally faced the reality. She put down her feminine figure and traded her body for her husband’s freedom at the cost of her own body. When she came home with her daughter, she no longer sighed, but rolled up her sleeves to cultivate the land and began to learn the local language. When his husband regained his freedom, he resolutely joined the British army against Germany. He no longer ran away selfishly, but stood up and fought for his people. If history has taught Jews many lessons, the most important one is that their own destiny should be in their own hands.

Finally, Germany surrendered and the war was over. When my father retired from the army and came home, my mother had set up a manor independently. But the news that relatives died miserably in the concentration camp came one after another at this time, bringing great pain and sadness to the family. What the family couldn’t understand was that the husband suddenly decided to go back to Germany to engage in judicial work. He said he needed him for national reconstruction. Of course, the wife is extremely angry and firmly opposed. She can’t suppress her hatred and fear of the Germans. My daughter doesn’t want to leave Kenya, not because of hatred and fear, but because she loves here too much, those friends who grew up with her, the black cook OWA who has always taken care of and accompanied her, and the old white dog who never leaves.

Originally, his father wanted to leave alone, but not long after he started, he found a large group of locusts attacking. He immediately turned around and rushed into the farm to help drive away the locusts. In addition to his wife, the surrounding locals also rushed to help desperately, and finally saved some of the crops. There are really bad people in the world, and they are very bad people, but most people are still good after all. No matter how different the race is, they will not hesitate to help when the crisis comes. Such understanding makes the wife regain her trust in human nature. In addition, when she was standing in the farm desperately driving the locusts, she looked up and saw her husband who should have left waving desperately on the other end. This shared suffering also made her reluctant to give up the relationship between husband and wife. So the family embarked on the road of returning home together.

■ “where is my home” has a very lovely and beautiful ending. When the family was on the train, a local African woman was selling bananas to her mother outside the window. Her mother said: I have no money. I am as poor as a monkey. As a result, the African woman handed a banana to her mother. She said: then I’ll give the monkey a banana. Then they both laughed.

Compared with “far away from Africa”, the human nature in “where is my home” is more sincere and moving. There are no high-ranking whites, no stupid and pedantic Africans, and no arrogance and self-centered of Western colonial culture. On the contrary, it truly shows the bewilderment of Western whites in a foreign land and the simple and cheerful nature of Africans. In where is my home, the director did not follow the stereotype of Westerners to show a vast and magnificent African grassland full of wild animals and suitable for hunting, but a primitive and simple living space. Here, people are equal regardless of race, gender and educational background. The most ordinary emotions and trust interact with each other, not illusory and abstract cultures or values.

In the film, “clothes” has a strong symbolic meaning. At the beginning of the film, the father suffered from malaria and recovered under the care of black cook OWA. Therefore, he gave OWA his lawyer’s robe and said: this robe is worn by wise people. In Africa, the wise people are you, not me. When the wife was still in Germany, the husband sent her some money and asked her to buy a refrigerator. As a result, the wife took all the money and bought a very beautiful evening dress. Later, the flashy evening dress was never worn, but it became a barrier between the husband and wife. When her daughter entered her teenage years and came back from the boarding school holiday, she wore a white school uniform to play with her African friends. In order to avoid getting her clothes dirty, she took off her clothes and climbed trees naked. After all, African women are generally shirtless in Kenya.

What this conveys is a sense of breaking down barriers and returning to nature. In fact, race, nationality, gender, education and class are just clothes worn on the body, which are not innate or crucial. A person is a person not because of beautiful clothes and elegant dress, but because of a beating heart in his body and warm blood flowing all over his body. Without this heart and blood, no Chinese dress can turn a stone into a man. However, a person with a heart and blood, even if he wears the most beautiful clothes in the world, is only a person after all, and will not become noble and different.

In addition to this view that all beings are equal and you and I share the same view, the film objectively points out an important fact, that is, all kinds of prejudices, including race and gender, are common phenomena. It exists not only in the evil German Nazis, but also in the just British and American Coalition forces, and even in the victimized Jews. Because of this prejudice, German Nazis persecuted Jews, British colonists arrested Jewish Germans, and Jewish wives discriminated against local Africans. When the Jewish husband decided to return to Germany after the war, he said a word to his wife to bring hope for reconciliation between prejudice and hatred: I returned to Germany because I believe that mankind still has hope. This may be idealism, but without this, mankind would be over.

Although “where is my home” is directed by a German director and produced by a German producer, it is an autobiographical novel adapted from a Jewish writer. The fact that the original author Stephanie Zweig personally worked with director link to adapt the novel into a script adds a lot of confidence to the film, So that the audience can treat the attitude and position put forward by the film more calmly and openly. As for the Jewish Holocaust, I feel that no one has the right to ask Jews to put aside their hatred. Although the oath of “never forgive” of Jewish survivors sounds cruel, it is reasonable to put yourself in the right place. To be fair, I can’t forgive it. But just because of this, every time I see a Jew treat this historical tragedy with a tolerant attitude, it will always produce an unusual feeling.

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