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The motion is that the visual style of City of God (2002) Meirelles & Lund, overwhelms the substance of the narrative.
Our reaction to the film is purely one of reacting to the exhilarating images & sounds we are presented with and consequently our understanding of the themes and issues is diminished.
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Here are the notes from Miss Hales’ class debate…