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Crime Elements in UK films

1) What is a specific element (plot point, stylistic elements, character type, setting, etc.) commonly found in UK films that holds special relevance for the domestic audience? (This might be an element like the song and dance sequences of Indian cinema, or the significance of urban vs. rural settings and what each symbolizes, or the way that gender is negotiated in domestic spaces or work spaces, etc.)

2) How does this element of UK film relate to the cultural characteristics or values/beliefs held by the nation as well as the ways in which it may help illustrate the tension between cultural "difference" and "universal" experiences or emotions?

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Welcome to BM! I offer 400 words of my brainstorming. Please ask for me on future Special Requests. I offer 2 movie choices. I personally prefer the latter, but maybe you can combine both since they are both crime genres?

1) As you examine what is a specific element (plot point, stylistic elements, character type, setting, etc.) commonly found in UK films that holds special relevance for the domestic audience, I see a common attribute associated with the genre and element of crime and detective characterizations. Social and political issues permeate the films as the narratives often portray characters who are drawn to analyze crimes. A perfect example is the 2014 film, A Slight Trick of the Mind. It is set ...

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The solution uses 400 words of my brainstorming ideas are offered to characterize some traits of UK films and their deeper meaning. Two films are briefly discussed.

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