Essays Tagged: "Mise en scène"

"Citizen Kane"

f all time. Whatmakes it one of the greatest movies of all time. Can it behow well Orson Wells uses Mise- en- scene; can it be the waythat the film was structured and organized. Maybe it is theway tha ... s downfall, thecharacter of Charles Foster Kane would never have a chance atre- birth. A particular Mise- en -scene that appealed to mewas in the beginning when the reporters were wondering whatthey s ...

(5 pages) 223 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Mise-En-Scene Analysis The Untouchables

Mise-En-Scene Analysis The UntouchablesElliot Ness, a treasury agent, has been tryingto stop alcohol ...

(2 pages) 96 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Flesh and the Devil - Clarence Brown, technical devices and cinematic movements of 1920s in the construction of drama.

Devil is constructed through technical device of the 1920s and cinematic movements of this period. Mise en scene within the sequence establishes the way that the characters are understood and heighte ... Clarence Brown is able to construct the narrative and visual story without the use of dialogue.The mise en scene within Flesh and the Devil establishes the way the characters are construed, creating ...

(8 pages) 48 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

How rivers run.

their future both taking two very different roads. The director effectively uses shots, action and mise en scene to show the directions both boys have chosen to take. In the middle of the clip where ... e. Not only were shots and action used to show the different paths in life the boy's chose to take; mise en scene also played an important part in accomplishing this task. The mise en scene shows the ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Buffy the vampire slayer and soaps.

tives unfold differently in television texts and are constructed through the camera work, sound and mise-en-scene, it refers to all the events, explicitly presented and inferred to tell the story.As n ... the Lolita fixation.The narrative of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' is also made more appealing by the mise-en-scene. The techniques used are demonstrated in the episode entitled 'Villains'. Camera techn ...

(4 pages) 68 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Present a detailed textual analysis a the short (2-3 minute) film extract from 'Casablanca'.

will move through the scene in Casablanca chronologically, whilst detailing the editing, sound and mise-en-scene, and analysing how they affect the viewer's reading of the scene.Throughout the scene, ... he right of the frame. She looks tense and has her fists clenched, but appears very determined. The mise-en-scene suggests that the characters are preparing for a stand-off.With no edit, the camera mo ...

(6 pages) 63 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Look at the opening sequence of Baz Luhrmann's film version of 'Romeo and Juliet'. Analyse this scene and discuss the techniques the director uses to convey his interpretation of the text.

nd-lace clothes, transported them from Verona, Italy to the seedy Verona Beach, U.S.A and piled the mise-en-scene high with Catholic imagery, drenched colors and punk imagery. He has used different te ... nage audiences through the use of different camera shots, sounds, editing, mixing of genres and the mise-en-scene. Everything in the scene is important. Mise-en-scene refers to objects placed before t ...

(6 pages) 41 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Review of "Last Tango in Paris."

ter, Paul, is shown to the audience using the films different motifs and numerous different uses of mise-en-scene.One of the main ideas Paul brings forth throughout the film is his desire to forget th ...

(2 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

A critical analysis of all four cinematic styles found in 'Requiem For Dream'.

ectator but an active participant, as we are reluctantly absorbed in to the dark world of addiction.Mise en scene, cinematography, sound and especially the editing all play key roles in the developmen ... nd her friends rarely visit. Towards the end of the film her apartment deteriorates into a dark and miserable void, in which Sara becomes isolated and increasingly more absorbed into her distressing h ...

(11 pages) 93 1 1.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Hitchcocks Motifs: An in depth reading of Vertigo.

r in his films but only because the audience were so familiar with his trademark cinematography and mise en scene.He was quoted as saying, "Always make the audience suffer as much as possible". And th ...

(7 pages) 114 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Soaps (Eastenders)

a sense of meaning which also contributes to entertaining the audience. Film making devices such as mise-en-scene, editing, and sound are detrimental in allowing the soap to become moving thus making ... d becomes a part of their lives. This is one of the methods of how television programs gain viewers.Mise-en-scene is a French term that means, putting into the scene. It is the film making technique w ...

(8 pages) 42 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

American Beauty: Mise-en-Scene

Mise-en-scene literally means "setting up a scene." There are six elements that make up mise-en-scen ... time. The film that I chose for this particular topic was American Beauty. American Beauty is like mise-en-scene candy. Each theme from repression to denial and fantasy to reality is clearly portraye ... Each theme from repression to denial and fantasy to reality is clearly portrayed through the art of mise-en-scene. We often say that a good performance is "realistic." To me a good performance by an a ...

(6 pages) 122 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

What is Mise-en-Scene

WHAT IS MISE EN SCENE?When I stated in bygone days that everything is expressed on the screen through mise e ... r the wand of different directors wick has succeeded in efficiently using their talent through his "mise-en-scene". Maslin's article NYT ,july 12,1996)Then, what is mise-en-scene? In origin this word ... n wing his way through 50 years of film-directing and never be found out (Look, 11-3-70).Obviously "mise-en- scene" and "authorship" in my vocabulary do not refer to such "film-makers".We called them ...

(13 pages) 85 0 3.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Ideological treatment of gender in "Casablanca".

Humprey Bogart who plays Rick in "Casablanca" is presented as a rich man, this can be seen from the Mise En Scene showed in the movie, where before Rick enters the scene there was a close up shot on R ... ore and the distraught wife. Ilsa is made to have a virgin image from the help of lighting and also Mise En Scene, for example, Ilsa is presented to be very "glamorous" in a close up scene where she m ...

(4 pages) 37 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

AMERICAN BEAUTY (Modern Dysfunctional Culture)

ulture.The film that I chose for this particular topic was American Beauty. American Beauty is like mise-en-scene candy. Each theme from repression to denial and fantasy to reality is clearly portraye ... Each theme from repression to denial and fantasy to reality is clearly portrayed through the art of mise-en-scene. We often say that a good performance is "realistic." To me a good performance by an a ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"Citizen Kane": A Story of One Man's Inability to Love.

nages to distance himself from everyone he comes into contact with. Throughout the film Welles uses mise-en-scene and cinematography both deliberately and subconsciously to point things out and foresh ...

(8 pages) 67 0 4.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Early Cinema

h more common and eventually integrated into other forms of cinema such as "narrative cinema", and "mise-en-scene" (Gunning, p. 2).Narrative cinema combines the "attraction" of early cinema with the t ... erent from all other films at the time was because it involved editing and a story line. The term, "mise-en-scene", refers to everything within a shot (props, actors, costumes, and lighting), and is u ...

(5 pages) 39 0 4.3 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Blade Runner

stop the five Nexus 6 Replicants that have escaped from the off world to earth. Through the use of mise-en-scene and cinematography the director was able to foreshadow events as well as to portray th ... e cold and dark attitudes and feelings of the future.Lighting and colors are an important aspect in mise-en-scene. The opening scene starts out by panning slowly over the dark and foggy city. Mountain ...

(7 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Kinglear

oup, have chosen to summarize the play, pick a particular scene to further analyze and describe the mise en scene, particularly, casting, costuming, and lighting, and of the three elements we will jus ... overwhelming emotional exchange between characters in the scene; furthermore, we decided to develop mise-en-scene with a focus on lighting, costume, and especially the particular character one would c ...

(14 pages) 513 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Textual Analysis of Goodfellas

wo others in the background, the audience attaches significance to the man in the foreground. This 'mise en scene' signals to the audience where attention should be placed.Another angle used in the op ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.1 Dec/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies