American Cinema Film Analysis Introduction O Brother, Where Art Thou? Of Mice and Men 1. What time period in American history does each film take place? 2. What are two historical realities portrayed in both films? 3. Name two similarities between each film (either plot, costume, setting etc) 4. Name two potential aspects of each film that may differ from historical reality. 5. What does the film Of Mice and Men show regarding how society felt about mentally challenged individuals during the 1930s? 6. What does the film O Brother Where Art Thou? show regarding how society viewed American political process of the 1930s?