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Epic drama about railroads

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  Epic

The classical Greek literature genre "epic" is passed on to the film as epic structure. This refers to a dramaturgically broad, narrative form, where the scenes are loosely connected to each other.

Some examples of epic drama genre, or epic film: Lawrence of Arabia, Gandhi, 1900 and The Last Emperor.

Cf. Drama

 

David Lean: Lawrence of Arabia (1962) [us.imdb.com/Title?0056172]

Richard Attenborough: Gandhi (1982) [us.imdb.com/Title?0083987]

Bernardo Bertolucci: The Last Emperor (1987) [us.imdb.com/Title?0093389]

Bernardo Bertolucci: 1900 (1976) [us.imdb.com/Title?0074084]

 

 
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