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Ying Li Prof. Kashani Film 100 Sep. 8, 2008 Chapter 4 Mise-en-Scene Questions: 1. Stanislansky devised exercises and methods of emotional excavation that actors implemented in their performances. Marlon Brando was the best of the method actors, his works such as Streetcar Named Desire (1951), Viva Zapata (1953 ), and On the Waterfront (1954), was revolutionized acting in cinema. In addition, Sidney Poitier was one of the finest method actors in cinema. One of his works was Buck and the Preacher (1972). 2. Low-key lighting: when the ratio of fill to key light is low. This type of lighting is used to set up a mysterious mood or a horrific effect. High-key lighting: when the key lights are strong and the fill lights eliminate either all or most of
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Unformatted text preview: the shadows. This type of lighting style is used for bright and cheery films, such as the musicals and romantic comedies. 3. Mise-en-scene is a French phrase, meaning literally “putting into the scene.” The mise-en-scene in cinema is more sophisticated in a sense that it uses spacing, lighting, movements, and geometric compositions in order to create the illusion of the third dimension (depth). Acting, sets and locations, lighting, and costume design are part of cinematic mise-en-scene. Mise-en-scene can be described as the sum result of all visual artistry that goes into a movie....
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