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Unformatted text preview: The Illusionist Viewing Notes As you watch Sylvain Chomet's film "The Illusionist." Take notes on details, scenes, & events in the movie that address the questions below. Look for what the film says and shows explicitly, and for ideas that reveal themselves upon analysis but aren't stated outright. Questions to be explored: 1. How does the film depict loneliness in its characters? 2. In what various ways are the characters lonely? Emotionally, physically, intellectually? Detail / Event Viewing Notes (kept during the Significance Discussion and processing (completed after viewing the film) film) 04:08-The Illusionist, alone in his The photo, judging from its position on the mirror-in front of him at dressing room, looks at a eye level-is important. His slouched posture, solemn expression, and photograph of (what appears to be) heavy sigh as reaches for it suggests that it's valuable to him, but a young girl. doesn't bring him joy. Someone no longer in his life? An estranged daughter ? a long time 07:55 - Changing of the This scene shows the illousist wait on the backstage, Guard, at night. even the rabbit can't wait. The theatte did not take him seriously 10:20 - A wedding guest All guest injured his performance except a man handed him a business from a remote village. The simple people like card his performance very much . 20:00 - The illusionist The girl made a fire to the fireplace to illusionst. give the girl a pair of red / The illusionst give a pair of shoes to the gul, shoes . 26:38 - The girl look at the The girl adored the majan - The magician cared for the other girls in the city, look off The girl began to feel unsatisfied with girl. what they wears. her dress compared to heself and others. 34.59- The illusionist told The illusionist want to tell the girl, he can't Fill he don't have magic. do everything she want . But the gill doesn't He just a magician understand what the illusionist mean . The girl is very trusting of magic and yearing! for the prosperous word. 35:31 - The illusionist In order to Satisfy the girls wrust in mallic start to find the part time and the yearning for the word, the magician job has to make money in various ways 54-14 - A girl on the The magician gave the girl what she wanted. street who just come to He gave the girl the best he could give. the City looks at her dress with envy...
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