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Research Into Genre
By Melissa Minshull
Drama
Drama?
• Drama’s are films with a serious tone that often include elements
that encourage a wider range of emotions
• They...
Conventions Used in the Drama Genre
• Emotional development
• Slow, sad building music
• Realism
• A dramatic major plot p...
Examples of the Drama Genre
Arrival
2016
The Breakfast Club
1985
Drive
2011
War
War?
• War films are set during or around war time
• They can be set in any war, real or fictional
• War films often focus...
Conventions Used in the War Genre
• Guns and weaponry
• Camouflage and or military uniform
• Building dramatic music
• Sou...
Examples of the War Genre
Dad’s Army
2016
The Dirty Dozen
1967
Mulan
1998
Everyone loves a crossover
War Drama?
• A war drama is a cross over genre
• This means it takes conventions and themes from both genres
• In this cas...
Examples of War Drama’s
Pan’s Labyrinth
2006
Inglorious Basterds
2009
Full Metal Jacket
1987
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  1. 1. Research Into Genre By Melissa Minshull
  2. 2. Drama
  3. 3. Drama? • Drama’s are films with a serious tone that often include elements that encourage a wider range of emotions • They use realism to help connect with the audience • Drama is usually a sub-genre which is pared with another sub- genre to indicate the setting or subject matter (e.g. costume drama, political drama)
  4. 4. Conventions Used in the Drama Genre • Emotional development • Slow, sad building music • Realism • A dramatic major plot point that changes everything
  5. 5. Examples of the Drama Genre Arrival 2016 The Breakfast Club 1985 Drive 2011
  6. 6. War
  7. 7. War? • War films are set during or around war time • They can be set in any war, real or fictional • War films often focus on the war itself as a major plot point • The main characters are often soldiers
  8. 8. Conventions Used in the War Genre • Guns and weaponry • Camouflage and or military uniform • Building dramatic music • Sounds of gunfire and explosions • Death as a major plot point
  9. 9. Examples of the War Genre Dad’s Army 2016 The Dirty Dozen 1967 Mulan 1998
  10. 10. Everyone loves a crossover
  11. 11. War Drama? • A war drama is a cross over genre • This means it takes conventions and themes from both genres • In this case it takes conventions and themes from the war genre and the drama genre
  12. 12. Examples of War Drama’s Pan’s Labyrinth 2006 Inglorious Basterds 2009 Full Metal Jacket 1987

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