Violence: just for fun

United States, 1972

Film
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Episode of Series “Searching for values: a film anthology”.
Uses extracts from the feature film “Barabbas” (produced by Dino de Laurentiis, directed by Richard Fleischer) to explore the theme of finding excitement and entertainment in the spectacle of violence - in this case, gladiators killing each other in battle. Easily accepting violence as an enjoyable aspect of ‘civilised life’, the Romans applaud the destruction of human lives and show no mercy to those defeated in combat. Suitable for upper secondary level.

Credits

production company

Learning Corporation of America

Language

English

Duration

00:09:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30116

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Plots, themes, etc

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Violence in motion pictures

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social values

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Values

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Violence

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Violence in motion pictures

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Conduct of life

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Values

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Violence

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Behaviorism (Psychology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Values

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Violence

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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