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Characteristics[ edit ] The term "epic" originally came from the poetic genre exemplified by such works as the IliadEpic of Gilgameshor the Odyssey. In classical literature, epics are considered works focused on deeds or journeys of heroes upon which the fate of a large number of people depend.
Similarly, films described as "epic" typically take a historical character, or a mythic heroic figure. Common subjects of epics are royaltygladiatorsgreat military leaders, or leading personalities from various periods in world history. However, there are some films described as "epic" almost solely on the basis of their enormous scope and the sweeping panorama of their settings such as How the West Was Won or East of Eden that do not have the typical substance of classical epics but are directed in an epic style.
When described as "epic" because of content, an epic movie is often set during a time of war or other societal crisis, while usually covering a longer span of time sometimes throughout entire generations coming and passing away, in terms of both the events depicted and the running time of the film.
Such films usually have a historical setting, although fantasy or science fiction settings have become common in recent decades. The central conflict of the film is usually seen as having far-reaching effects, often changing the course of history. The main characters' actions are often central to the resolution of the societal conflict.
In its classification of films by genre, the American Film Institute limits the genre to historical films such as Ben-Hur.
However, film scholars such as Constantine Santas are willing to extend the label to science-fiction films such as A Space Odyssey and Star Wars. Among those who espouse film genre studies, epic is one of the most despised and ignored genres"  Finally, although the American Movie Channel formally defines epic films as historical films, they nonetheless state the epic film may be combined with the genre of science-fiction and cite Star Wars as an example.
Epics are usually among the most expensive of films to produce. They often use on-location filming, authentic period costumesand action scenes on a massive scale. Biographical films may be less lavish versions of this genre. Many writers may refer to any film that is "long" over two hours as an epic, making the definition epic a matter of dispute, and raise questions as to whether it is a "genre" at all.
What you realize watching Lawrence of Arabia is that the word epic refers not to the cost or the elaborate production, but to the size of the ideas and vision. History[ edit ] The epic is among the oldest of film genres, with one early notable example being Giovanni Pastrone 's Cabiriaa three-hour silent filmabout the Punic Warsthat laid the groundwork for the subsequent silent epics of D.
This boom period of international co-productions is generally considered to have ended with CleopatraThe Fall of the Roman Empireand Doctor Zhivago Nevertheless, films in this genre continued to appear, with one notable example being War and Peacewhich was released in the former Soviet Union during and, directed by Sergei Bondarchukand said to be the most expensive film ever made.
Epic films continue to be produced, although since the development of CGI they typically use computer effects instead of an actual cast of thousands.
Since the s, such films have regularly been shot with a wide aspect ratio for a more immersive and panoramic theatrical experience.
Epic films were recognized in a montage at the Academy Awards. Gross revenue[ edit ] The enduring popularity of the epic is often accredited to their ability to appeal to a wide audience.Textual Analysis of Writing Guides - Let me introduce you to the main characters in the story of composition.
Our hero—the protagonist—is known as “the writer,” who is supported by both the writing instructor—our hero’s mentor traditionally—and the reference guide.
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This free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of The Epic of Gilgamesh.
Welcome to the new SparkNotes! The epic’s prelude offers a general introduction to Gilgamesh, king of Uruk, who was two-thirds god and one-third man.
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