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Howard wants to kill his wife because she is cheating on him. John wants to arrest Howard before he kills her.
Spielberg wants to show a dark and scary vision of the future, to make us aware of the power of technology in the hands of the police, to ask how far we should go to llve in a safe society,
to warn us about the dangers of progress, to raise ethical issues: should the police arrest people for intending to commit a crime ? Can people get arrested for their ideas?
LELE // Extract from The Naked Sun by Asimov, 1957.
A millennium into the future, two advancements have altered the course of human history: the colonization of the Galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain. Detective Elijah Baley, sent from the streets of New York with his positronic partner, the robot R. Daneel Olivaw, to solve an incredible murder that has rocked Solaria to its foundations.
“Civilizations have always been pyramidal in structure. As one climbs toward the apex of the social edifice, there is increased leisure and increasing opportunity to pursue hapiness. As one climbs, one finds also fewer and fewer people to enjoy this more and more. Invariably, there is a preponderance of the dispossessed. And remember this, no matter how well off the bottom layers of the pyramid might be on an absolute scale, they are always dispossessed in comparison with the apex.”
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Food? Drink liquid food out of large plastic cup > a lot of trash > + pollution Communication? Glued to their screens even if their friend is next to them. > no face to face communication anymore
Transportation? Unable to move on their own / never stand up / move thanks to flying wheelchairs > lazy / get fatter and fatter > unhealthy > shorter lifespan
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LELE Sci-Fi intro
Readers who refuse to let go of their logic will be disappointed or bored with science fiction as you have to accept to believe in extraordinary events such as time travel.
Sci Fi stories are aimed at readers who feel the need to change their minds or travel to a parallel universe and reflect on their own fears for the future.
13/09 LELE – THE IMAGINARY > Science Fiction 6pm – 7pm
LVA 7pm – 8pm
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How do writers document street life?
G.Orwell, Extract from Down and Out of Paris and London, 1933
John Steinbeck, Extract from Cannery Row, 1945.
How do writers document street life?
Read the full extract from the opening of Cannery Row by John Steinbeck, 1945.
Cannery Row is describeD / compared to a poem.
It sounds like a noisy machine. It stinks.
What is the writer wondering about in the end? What is his dilemma?
He wonders how he can write his book without killing the people in it.
Bonnie & Clyde were real but their story was transformed by Hollywood for the famous movie featuring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway in 1967.
Gangster movies are based on real facts but they glamorize them.
Bonnie & Clyde are perfect to create a film: they embody BOTH love and violence. The individualistic values they stand for can relate to the self-made men or rags-to-riches stories but they get rich and famous breaking the law.
a slum: bidonville / quartier déshérité
to raise an issue: poser problème / soulever une controverse
law-abiding: respectables / honorables
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