Unformatted text preview: Why depict the murder in this way? Sequence: Keyes comes to Walter’s Apartment • How does the scene use staging, depth of field, and framing to build tension? • What do you make of how Walter’s apartment is decorated? What’s on the walls? Sequence: Jerry's market (final meeting there) (Think about the supermarket as a space of American consumerism and family life). • Establishing shot from above. • We slowly move closer to Neff and Phyllis as their surroundings dominate the screen less. • The supermarket continues to intrude on their conversation through shoppers and employees. • They continue to do a “forced parody of shopping.” How do the other shoppers react to them? •They wind up in an aisle with products stacked so high we see Neff’s POV looking down on Phyllis. What does he want to do here, stay with her, or join the citizen-consumers?...
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- Fall '17