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Unformatted text preview: equality, & oftentimes, she adapts films from dramatic novels which, even on screen, are poignant & effecting. Nair doesn’t allow the camera to haphazardly roll; she very meticulously examines the emotional quality of a scene, interactions between characters & setting before deciding on a technique. For instance, to build intensity & create a feeling of immediacy or danger, she used a handheld camera in Monsoon Wedding during a scene in which an older man was taking a young girl away from a party to molest her. The shakiness of the camera was useful & appropriately used in order to let the viewer know that real danger was present. Other times, she often uses medium shots & close-ups. The close-ups are used to show the inner thoughts of the character & to help the viewer directly identify with him or her....
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course FILM ENG 2103 taught by Professor Lisastokes during the Spring '11 term at Seminole State College.
- Spring '11