Unformatted text preview: • Opening sequence. Look storywise and mise en scene • Begins with a shootout on main street, but normally in a western the shootout is the climax of the film. • Bad guy’s face isn’t seen and he’s wearing black which tells us that he is the bad guy • Good guy has a harpoon in his hand, he is a wailer from Sweden and is going to Texas to see why his father stopped writing him and he finds out his father has been murdered. MOVE: Cuban film, not built along classic Hollywood narrative but more along modernist approach....
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- Fall '08
- American films, bad guy, Texas town, classic hollywood narrative