In one scene we see the shape of a woman’s nipples through her sweater.
Women wear dresses revealing cleavage throughout.
One brief scene we see a woman’s breasts when she is changing clothes. Also see her back and most of her legs.
A scene with brief male nudity (rear only).


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


It was a pure coincidence to see the film in the cinema. Last time I was wandering around New York, I found a seemingly awesome independent cinema. So yesterday I specially went back to that cinema to see what film I could see. There are two films on the film schedule that attract me. One is the most popular separation of the best foreign language film at this year’s Oscar, and the other is this old Hollywood film whose origin I didn’t know at that time. After struggling for a long time, I still choose to watch this film, because now there is a flood of downloads. New films always have a chance to see each other. If the old film is missed, it is goodbye.

After buying a ticket and sitting in the cinema, I found that I made a lot of money today. Because this is not an ordinary screening, but the opening film of director Wellman’s retrospective exhibition, many celebrities in the industry were present, and the director’s son explained and answered the audience’s questions. And the film released this time is the latest version after digital restoration and sound enhancement. Not only did the band record music again, but also added mechanical sound effects of surround sound effects, such as the roar of aircraft or machine gun sound, etc. The sound engineer who completed this task was the great man who made sound effects for Star Wars. Seeing so many great people coming to the scene and discussing a typical work in the early history of American culture, I suddenly felt that the cinema was surrounded by a strong cultural atmosphere of white elites…

Talk about the film itself. The film was released in 1927, just ten years after the end of World War I. Director Wellman himself was a U.S. Air Force pilot during World War I, so it’s best to make such a film to commemorate the war. With the materials explained by the director’s son on the spot, the shooting budget of the film was $1.5 million at that time, and a total of $2 million was spent on the final completion. According to the current value, this investment should belong to nearly 100 million yuan. At that time, it was a golden age for American films. At that time, the average annual total box office of American films could reach $2 billion. As soon as the film came out, the real air battle scene and the portrayal of the cow forced war made the film the top box office for more than a year, and there was a miracle that the film went down the file and went back to the file to continue to be released. You know, at that time, the sound film had been born, and the silent film began to decline, so this film was considered to be the last blockbuster in the silent film era.

The story is basically about the classic topic of war and love. The fate of two young men and women, how to tangle in the cruel war. Although it is about war, in addition to reflecting the cruelty of war, the unique comedy tendency of silent films still exists. All kinds of funny or warm jokes are interspersed in the whole film, making the theater laugh constantly. Today’s audience may no longer be familiar with the exaggerated performance style of silent films, but whenever and wherever, humor and moving can move the audience beyond the language and times, which is told by the atmosphere of the scene.

Let’s talk about the war scene. For war films, especially air war films, this film is a classic and even a pioneering work. I thought that the early film shooting flight scenes mainly relied on crude means such as projection or studio shooting. But this film brings the most original and direct way of shooting. The director’s son told us that all the air combat scenes in the film are actually shot, which is completed in the sky. To this end, the main actors received flight training, and then invited a group of Ace Pilots of the U.S. air force as stunt pilots to complete the shooting of various difficult flight movements. Generally, a real pilot drives the plane, and then the actors focus on the performance in the back seat, so they can get the effects of various pilots flying the plane photographed in the sky. This method of fixing a few beats in front of the pilot has become a classic expression of air combat. Whether it’s star wars or top gun, you can see a lot of such scenes. It is said that the aspiring director watched wings many times to find inspiration before shooting, which is not unreasonable. Another awesome fact is that all the crash and forced landing pictures in the film are not the common model shooting, but the stunt flight completed by the ace pilot himself. Including the scene of male No. 2 flying into the house at the end of the film, it turns out that someone really sat in the plane and hit the plane against the wall. There was even a pilot who broke his neck while filming a crash stunt. The enthusiasm of people at that time for film shooting can be seen.

The scene of ground combat is also very grand. It’s incredible that such a big ground war scene was shot in five minutes. It is said that the crew prepared for these five minutes for several months, and then once the shooting started, it was done at one go. More than 30 cameras were used to complete these capture tasks.

In addition to these data. A fact is that although the times have been completely different after so many years, the shooting method of such a film is not completely out of date. Whether it is the structure of the story or the battle scenes in the sky, there are still many places that can still be regarded as attractive today, which is compared with the fact that some old films are easy to be sleepy in the past.

In short, watching such a film on site sometimes means much more than the film itself. This makes us instantly go through the times and return to the most primitive viewing state. For example, there is no dialogue, such as a break, which we have long forgotten but used to take for granted. An audience asked whether such a film can be regarded as a silent film after re recording music or reproducing sound effects. I think it’s true that the core of silent film is that there is no dialogue, which also gives the audience their own space. Just like in Chaplin’s modern age, although Chaplin’s own singing was recorded, it was still regarded as silent film. The director’s son finally asked a question, why do we seem to be trying to return to the tradition of some silent film era in the past, such as Hugo, midnight Paris, or the artist… I think it’s probably because we talk too much now, we don’t really appreciate it. Silent film may force us to return to the origin of the work.

By the way. Next month, the cinema will show taxi drivers and 2001 roaming space. I must go to the cinema to see these favorite movies. Such a life is perfect!

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