History Film / TheWhiteRibbon

6th Jan '18 9:20:21 AM erracht
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* PrimAndProperBun: The go-to hairstyle of the women in the village, is a tight, tidy bun, which together with their dark dresses mirrors the conservative atmosphere of this community. The Pastor's daughter has begun wearing her hair this way, but is compelled to revert to a braid while the humiliating punishment of wearing a white ribbon in her hair lasts.

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* PrimAndProperBun: The go-to hairstyle of the women in the village, village is a tight, tidy bun, which together with their dark dresses mirrors the conservative atmosphere of this community. The Pastor's daughter has begun wearing her hair this way, but is compelled to revert to a braid while the humiliating punishment of wearing a white ribbon in her hair lasts.
6th Jan '18 9:16:27 AM erracht
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* MoralEventHorizon: The Pastor's publicly berating his daughter in front of her class. It leads to her taking revenge against his humiliating authoritarianism [[spoiler: by stabbing her father's pet bird to death.]]
6th Jan '18 9:15:12 AM erracht
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* ADateWithRosiePalms: The Pastor asks one of his sons if he masturbates. When the son admits that he does, the father has his hands tied to his bed at night.


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* MoralEventHorizon: The Pastor's publicly berating his daughter in front of her class. It leads to her taking revenge against his humiliating authoritarianism [[spoiler: by stabbing her father's pet bird to death.]]


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* PrimAndProperBun: The go-to hairstyle of the women in the village, is a tight, tidy bun, which together with their dark dresses mirrors the conservative atmosphere of this community. The Pastor's daughter has begun wearing her hair this way, but is compelled to revert to a braid while the humiliating punishment of wearing a white ribbon in her hair lasts.
23rd Sep '16 3:46:03 AM Morgenthaler
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''The White Ribbon'' (''Das Weiße Band - Eine Kindergeschichte'') is a 2009 German Drama/Mystery film by Creator/MichaelHaneke. Strange events happen in a [[TownWithADarkSecret small village]] in the north of Germany during the years just before WorldWarI, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.

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''The White Ribbon'' (''Das Weiße Band - Eine Kindergeschichte'') is a 2009 German Drama/Mystery film by Creator/MichaelHaneke. Strange events happen in a [[TownWithADarkSecret small village]] in the north of Germany during the years just before WorldWarI, UsefulNotes/WorldWarI, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.



* CrapsackWorld: Systematic repression, child abuse, hierarchy, deprivation, and a grand total of about two sympathetic adult characters... and it's only [[WorldWarI going]] [[WorldWarII to]] [[UsefulNotes/NaziGermany get]] [[FromBadToWorse worse]].

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* CrapsackWorld: Systematic repression, child abuse, hierarchy, deprivation, and a grand total of about two sympathetic adult characters... and it's only [[WorldWarI [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI going]] [[WorldWarII [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII to]] [[UsefulNotes/NaziGermany get]] [[FromBadToWorse worse]].
7th May '16 3:57:51 PM gallium
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* MonochromePast: The choice to make the film in black and white was based partly on the resemblance to photographs of the era.
2nd Jan '16 5:35:21 PM spirasen
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* ReplacementGoldfish: When Piepsi the songbird dies, the Pastor's youngest offers the bird he has nursed to health to replace him. [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Because his father seemed so sad]].

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* ReplacementGoldfish: When Piepsi the songbird dies, the Pastor's youngest offers the bird he has nursed to health to replace him. [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments Because his father seemed so sad]].
6th Dec '15 2:07:36 PM Morgenthaler
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* ConspicuousCG: The horse tripping on the wire is wildly out of place with the rest of the film.
3rd Dec '15 7:44:10 AM eroock
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''The White Ribbon'' (''Das Weiße Band - Eine Kindergeschichte'') is a 2009 German Drama/Mystery film by Michael Haneke. Strange events happen in a [[TownWithADarkSecret small village]] in the north of Germany during the years just before WorldWarI, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.

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''The White Ribbon'' (''Das Weiße Band - Eine Kindergeschichte'') is a 2009 German Drama/Mystery film by Michael Haneke.Creator/MichaelHaneke. Strange events happen in a [[TownWithADarkSecret small village]] in the north of Germany during the years just before WorldWarI, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.
2nd Dec '15 3:09:31 PM eroock
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* MonochromePast: The choice to make the film in black and white was based partly on the resemblance to photographs of the era. * OnlySaneMan: The school teacher seems to be the only adult in the town without some dark secret or fanatical viewpoint. Though of course, [[UnreliableNarrator he is the one narrating the story...]]

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* MonochromePast: The choice to make the film in black and white was based partly on the resemblance to photographs of the era.
* OnlySaneMan: The school teacher seems to be the only adult in the town without some dark secret or fanatical viewpoint. Though of course, [[UnreliableNarrator he is the one narrating the story...]]
2nd Dec '15 2:43:52 PM eroock
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