Western Civilization November 17, 2015
The Bird and The Butterfly
The film Night and Fog is a documentary about the holocaust where there is a juxtaposition between freedom and dependence based on a historical perspective.
The film starts of with classical music, which is perceived as structured, cultured, and civilized music. Therefore you picture a city in your mind as the credits roll. But Night and Fog transitions to an idyllic barren countryside. The music silences and you hear a delicate flute solo, which makes you visualize a bird or butterfly. The sky dominates the picture as it symbolizes freedom and God. Below the sky there is a field,