There's not been much colonially set cinema from the west in the past decade – because of what you might call point-of-view difficulties. These stories originally existed to bolster a sense of national identity. But even relatively balanced accounts taking in the conquerors' perspective, such as Zulu, are problematic – and commercially unviable – now that some of the descendants of the natives are probably British citizens.
So how does colonialism fit in terms of the European story today? Treatments zeroing in approvingly on the independence movements, such as, say, Gandhi, feel more like historical records, not corresponding directly to the blurred national borders and overlapped cultural interactions of the 21st-century. How can you aspire to be British, or French, or Belgian, or Italian, or German without brushing against the violence once committed in their name?
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