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Is this the best film opening ever? "Saving Private Ryan" First released in 1998 and directed and produced by the well known Steven spiel burg. Steven spiel burg is a well-known director that has directed over 50 movies, he directs movies such as jaws, et and Indiana jones and the last crusade. Saving private Ryan has won 5 Oscars, 52 other wins and 53 nominations. There are many many famous actors such as vin diesel,tom hanks and Matt damon.The genre of the film is action/adventure, you realize this whilst watching the first scene.. ...read more.


Every bomb, every gunshot, every scream, right down to the colored water is real. Spielberg uses various camera angles and camera techniques such as the hand held camera,over head angles and wide angle shots, this give a dramatic affect to the audience. The wide angle shots are very effective as you see the setting/scenery and the troops,also the close ups are very effective and dramatic as you can see the expressions on the soldiers faces. The hand held camera gives a view of the ground troops and you get a view on how hard it was for them.there are many excellent and effective phrases and quotes ...read more.


this is very informal but the solider does say "sir" to show a bit of respect overall my evaluation of the film is that it is a very good and effective film. 8/10.It uses excellent camera shots,dialog,music,actions and settings is very effective. Also the close ups and music of the starting whilst there is a close up of vin diesel is shown at the end of scene 4.this is a break for the audience, an end of the war. They set the scene for the rest of the film by the camera slowly pans left and then zooms into the back pack. S Ryan it is quite symbolic how he ends the scene. ...read more.

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