7.Discuss your subject in relation to this quotation by German theorist Walter Benjamin:
“In even the most perfect reproduction, one thing is lacking: the here and now of the work of art-its unique existence in a particular place. It is this unique existence-and nothing else-that bears the mark of the history to which the work has been subject.”
Benjamin, Walter. The Work of Art in the age of Mechanical Reproduction. 1935.
In the case of the fairy-tale film at the beginning of the twentieth century, there are revolutionary aspects that we can note, and they prepared the way of progressive innovation that expanded the horizons of viewers and led to greater understanding of social conditions and culture.