Diktat is a German word that means "dictation" or "dictatorship." It is often used to refer to the harsh terms imposed on a defeated country by the victors in a war. In the context of Germany, the term diktat is most commonly associated with the Treaty of Versailles, which was signed at the end of World War I in 1919.
The Treaty of Versailles was a peace treaty between the Allied Powers (led by France, the United Kingdom, and the United States) and Germany. It was meant to bring an end to the war and to establish the terms under which the defeated Germany would be forced to pay reparations to the Allied Powers. The treaty also imposed severe limitations on Germany's military and territorial expansion.
Many Germans viewed the Treaty of Versailles as a diktat, or dictate, because they felt that the terms were imposed on them by the victorious Allies without any input from the German government or people. The treaty was seen as extremely harsh and punitive, and many Germans felt that their country had been humiliated and treated unfairly.
The resentment and anger that many Germans felt towards the Treaty of Versailles played a significant role in the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party in the 1920s and 1930s. Hitler and the Nazis promised to restore Germany's honor and power, and they used the treaty as a rallying cry to mobilize support for their cause. Hitler came to power in 1933, and he quickly set about tearing up the Treaty of Versailles and rebuilding the German military. This ultimately led to World War II, which ended with the defeat of Germany and the imposition of another set of harsh terms in the form of the Potsdam Agreement.
In conclusion, the term diktat is closely associated with the Treaty of Versailles and its impact on Germany following World War I. Many Germans saw the treaty as a dictate imposed on them by the victorious Allies, and the resentment and anger that it generated played a significant role in the rise of the Nazi Party and the outbreak of World War II.
Rushmore movie review & film summary (1999)
His father is a barber and his mother is dead. She also draws a connection between this style of presentation and the "cinema of attractions" that Tom Gunning theorised. Indies Pepper New York Lineup". Max eventually returns to school and begins to improve his grades. In her review for the Rushmore was different than all the many "high-school flicks every week", describing it as a "adolescent tragi-comedy, neurotic-romantic triangle" and a "study in loss and loneliness".
Max turns to the father Bill Murray of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the teacher. Retrieved February 16, 2017. Attempting to woo her, he successfully petitions to have the Latin curriculum kept at Rushmore, and later confesses his love for her; she rejects his affection due to their age difference. Later, he finds out that his love interest and his friend are having an affair, which. The book was recently checked out, he discovers, by Miss Cross Up until this point, even a little further, "Rushmore'' has a kind of effortless grace. A teenager at Rushmore Academy falls for a much older teacher and befriends a middle-aged industrialist. I simply had to see this 1998 comedy-drama directed by Wes Anderson about an eccentric teenager named Max Fischer Jason Schwartzman in his first film , his friendship with rich industrialist Herman Blume Bill Murray , and their mutual love for elementary school teacher Rosemary Cross Olivia Williams.
According to ShortList, it is one of the 30 coolest films ever. The rest of the film involves Max making up with Bluthe and trying to win her back for him while trying to make public school a little more like Rushmore. He supports his son through every endeavor and imagines huge things for him. Thomas argues that Rushmore has a certain level of deliberate artifice. Blume tells him that Rosemary broke up with him because she's still in love with her dead husband Edward Appleby, a former Rushmore student, whose death the previous year directly influenced her decision to teach there. Afterward, Max enrolls at Grover Cleveland High School, a local public school.
Well, nothing is perfect. Max informs Blume's wife of her husband's affair, forcing him to move into a hotel. Retrieved February 16, 2017. Schwartzman, the self-confident son of "Rocky's" Talia Shire, wins sympathy and a great deal of affection for Max, never mind that he could grow into Sidney Blumenthal. One day, Dirk stops by the shop to apologize, bringing him a Christmas present. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
Retrieved October 7, 2008. Blume encourages him to give up pursuing Rosemary but eventually becomes attracted to her himself, and they begin to see each other behind Max's back. Retrieved April 16, 2022. Retrieved October 7, 2008. Retrieved October 15, 2021. Anderson and Wilson are good offbeat filmmakers. Rachel Joseph speculates that there is a link between these "screened stages" and the theme of mourning, for this "framed theatricality.
He explains that revenge no longer matters because even if he wins, Rosemary would still love Blume. Retrieved March 31, 2018. He is only fifteen and comes from a modest background. Retrieved February 10, 2017. .
New York Media, LLC. Max Fischer, the hero of "Rushmore,'' is an activity jock, one of those kids too bright and restless to color inside the lines. Wes Anderson was named the New Generation honoree. Dream big, it seems to tell us; be brave, and don't be afraid to be different. Wes Anderson films are some of the most beautiful, enjoyable ever put on camera. Rushmore 22 on its list of the 100 Best Films of the 1990s, According to 101 Funniest Screenplays. Afterwards, she told him, "I genuinely don't know what to make of this movie".
In Rushmore the 10th best film of 1998. Retrieved June 20, 2016. The Max Fischer they give us is going to grow up into Benjamin Braddock. Retrieved February 16, 2017. The film helped launch the careers of Wes Anderson and Schwartzman while establishing a "second career" for Murray as a respected actor in Rushmore, Murray became one of Anderson's most frequent collaborators, appearing in his eight subsequent films. Retrieved December 3, 2008. He explains that revenge no longer matters because even if he wins, Rosemary would still love Blume.
He observed the film brought up "many dark and weighty emotional objects", and tried to conclude them in a "satisfying way". Retrieved February 16, 2017. Critical response On In his review for the Daily News, film critic Rushmore as "a magnificent work" and picked it as the best movie of the year. Retrieved November 22, 2019. I loved the message that's delivered in a subtle way amidst the fun of the film. The film opens with the math teacher being asked about a math question so impossible that if any one of his students were to solve it, they will never have to open another math book for the rest of their lives. Max then attempts to court Rosemary by building an aquarium on the school's baseball field, noting her interest in marine life due to the fish tanks in her classroom and the library book by Jacques Cousteau they had both read, but is stopped by Guggenheim at the ground-breaking ceremony and subsequently expelled from Rushmore for having never sought the school's approval for the project.
Retrieved December 14, 2016. He then reveals to Max that Guggenheim suffered a stroke and suggests he visit him at the hospital, knowing Blume will also be there. A teenager at Rushmore Academy falls for a much older teacher and befriends a middle-aged industrialist. Retrieved February 10, 2017. Rocket Men Carve Dark, Brainy Comedy". In the film, Anderson frequently employs the visual device of a stage, or stage curtains, to present the action.