Melancholia - Dialogue Between Claire and Justine(1:29:53-1:33:09 During the dialogue between Claire and Justine(1:29:53-1:33:09 in Melancholia Claire

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Dialogue Between Claire and Justine (1:29:53-1:33:09) During the dialogue between Claire and Justine (1:29:53-1:33:09) in Melancholia , Claire expresses apparent anxiety about the apocalypse. The dialogue begins right after the short scene in which the horses roar, and appear nervous (1:29:49-1:29:51). Contrary to this close-up framing with low-key lighting capturing the agitated horses predicting a disaster, the dialogue scene begins with high-key lighting, highlighting Justine’s tranquility regarding the upcoming apocalypse. Claire enters the scene in a medium shot, asking Justine to take a bath. When she hears an unbelievable response from Claire that she has already taken a bath by herself, there is a jump cut (1:30:06) leading to an abrupt change of topic. This jump cut emphasizes the topic transition from a routine matter to the more concerning topic of melancholia. Claire seems nervous about little father’s absence. The camera pans to capture her facial expressions while she heads towards the table. Soft natural light from the window causes soft shading on Claire and Justine in which

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