Existentialism
A philosophy that emphasizes the uniqueness and isolation of the individual experience in a
hostile or indi...
A cultural subgroup differentiated by status, ethnic background, residence, religion, or other
factors that functionally u...
Art cinema
intended to be a serious artistic work, often experimental and not designed for mass appeal
Verisimilitude
the ...
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Termsforwashinglinedefinitions

  1. 1. Existentialism A philosophy that emphasizes the uniqueness and isolation of the individual experience in a hostile or indifferent universe, regards human existence as unexplainable, and stresses freedom of choice and responsibility for the consequences of one's acts. Allegory a story, poem, or picture which can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. Universal appeal The film would be appealing to an audience regardless of different cultures, situations etc. National identity A people who share common customs, origins, history, and frequently language; a nationality Ideology The body of ideas reflecting the social needs and aspirations of an individual, group, class, or culture. Subculture
  2. 2. A cultural subgroup differentiated by status, ethnic background, residence, religion, or other factors that functionally unify the group and act collectively on each member. Les banlieues used to describe suburban low-income housing projects in which mainly French of foreign descent or foreign immigrants reside. Urban deprivation A concept depending on how deprived the area is in relation to more prosperous areas. Social segregation The policy or practice of separating people of different races, classes, or ethnic groups, as in schools, housing, and public or commercial facilities, especially as a form of discrimination. Fascist and Fascism a form of extreme right-wing ideology
  3. 3. Art cinema intended to be a serious artistic work, often experimental and not designed for mass appeal Verisimilitude the appearance of being true or real. Motif a dominant or recurring idea in an artistic work. Assimilation The process whereby a minority group gradually adopts the customs and attitudes of the prevailing culture.

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