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AS and A Level: Films
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Describe The Elements Of Style And Narrative Applied To The Films "Hard Candy" And "Silence Of The Lambs" And How They Cause Emotional Response
A good film production should be a combination of style, plot, and narration. When these three aspects are taken care of sufficiently, the film produced and the creation after this combination is genuine and classy and easily will evoke a desired emotional response from spectators and audiences. Though style, plot, and narration need to collectively culminate into a striking and emotionally evoking film all the elements are important. The plot deals with the sequence of events in the story. The style is the usage of language, and film codes and presentation by the filmmaker.
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Reflect upon your own art, design or media practice in relation to a least two themes/ideas/theories covered in the Contemporary Visual Culture module and the contemporary creative practice associated with those themes.
In England and France in the 1700?s there were sumptuary laws, which assigned each group of society its own dress code. People were clearly distinguishable from other ranks of society. You tell someone?s status by simply looking at him or her. ?Theoretically, you could go to jail for imitating another person?s bodily appearance? (Sennett, 1988) In reality people need not have worried about being arrested as they would have found it very difficult to tell whether a stranger was dressing accurately.
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He has to take extreme measures in order to pursue his dream. Any slight mistakes would jeopardize his mission. Director Josef is also a stakeholder because after the murder of the Mission Director, he misleads the investigation held to avoid being a suspect himself. Another stakeholder is Jerome Morrow. As he ?lends? his identity to Vincent, he could be convicted for being an accomplice of Vincent if the authorities ever discover his act. CHARACTERS AND THEIR ETHICAL DILEMMA The main villain in the story is Director Josef because he committed a murder for self-interest.
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Crash Film Essay. The principal job of any film should be to please its viewers. To what extent do you agree with this view?
________________ The principal job of any film should be to please its viewers. To what extent do you agree with this view? 1: Engage: Relationship between Christine and Officer Ryan. Not pleasing, in fact very uncomfortable but demonstrates how people affect each other. Craft: Dialogue ? Not you ? anyone but you? Close ups on Christine?s face when she?s being abused, close ups on John?s face looking angry then the hand held camera, increasing tension, slow motion, canted angle shots, hero shot Evaluate: This relationship is intense and very angry? viewer left unsatisfied as to how we are supposed to
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