"Written on the Wind" Essay by The Research Group

"Written on the Wind"
An analysis of Douglas Sirk's "Written in the Wind".
# 70885 | 1,840 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2003 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2003 in Film (General)

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This paper analyzes Douglas Sirk's 1956 social melodrama "Written on the Wind". It discusses how the film reflects the ideology of its period. The paper also explores issues of sexuality, gender and materialism. The author includes a discussion on the relationships between the main characters, the plot line and main themes of the film.

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"Director Douglas Sirk's social melodrama, "Written on the Wind" reflects the ideology of its period but the film may also be seen as a criticism of American dream of materialism. Film critic, Roger Ebert called Sirk a sly subverter of American postwar materialism ..."

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