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Rabbit Proof Fence. The skin examination scene is important to the rest of the film because its outlining why the girls and other campers were there in the first place.

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Introduction

The award winning film rabbit proof fence directed by Phillip Noyce which is based on a true story is about three young half cast girls molly daisy and gracey that have been taken away from there indigenous parents during the aboriginal protection act placed by Mr. A.O Neville in the 1940s. The girls were taken away from there beloved home at Jigalong to a British settlement where they were taught the British ways. The skin examination scene is important to the rest of the film because it's outlining why the girls and other campers were their in the first place. Phillip Noyce uses the technical codes and conventions to explain how the skin examination scene uses the different camera angles, camera movement, lighting, special effects and the length of the shots. ...read more.

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The camera is hand held and occasionally on rail which gradually moves along. Noyce has used this because he wanted to get the realistic feel about the scene. Phillip Noyce uses the symbolic codes and conventions to explain how the skin examination scene uses the different props, costumes and settings. The costumes used in this scene were very significant because they showed the power that Mr. A.O Neville had over the children to make them look as if they were useless and powerless. The white smocks show a sense of uniform and discipline. As the audience of this film Noyce used this to show that Mr. ...read more.

Conclusion

One of the sounds used in this scene is when the children are singing Mr. A.O Neville's favorite song (Suwannee River). This states the sense of discipline, obedience and order Mr. Neville had over the children. Noyce used this sound to show the importance of that song to Mr. A.O Neville. One of the other important sounds used in the skin examination scene is when molly walks up to Mr. Neville and all you can hear is her breathing. Noyce used this sound to show how scared and worried molly was. This is significant because it outlines what this scene is all about and how the children get checked by Mr. A.O Neville for the fairer ones. We as the viewers of the film think that noyce used these important sounds to interpret the feelings and emotions of the characters. ...read more.

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