Director: Bruce Beresford. By: Yentil and Gemma. Description of the Text:. Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery. Themes Presented. Friendship Brutality of war
Director: Bruce Beresford
By: Yentil and Gemma
Scene: Woman burned alive.
Theme: Brutality of war.
Close up of the women’s faces.
Allows a view of bigger picture and full impact of the situation.
Long shot and close up of the Japanese men:
They are Calm showing that what they are doing has no effect on them.