Unformatted text preview: curtains blowing from what could possibly be an open window behind them. The curtains could suggest that they are hiding something, suspiciously red and evil, as they dissolve, or figuratively open, to a shot of them in her bed kissing. As they are kissing he asks her to call the police. She vigorously rejects the idea and the shot dissolves into a one of a flaming candle. As the shot dissolves back to the room she forces him to hit her, and when he does the camera dissolves from a close-up shot of her mouth in an odd smile of fulfillment to one of flames of a fire, which lasts for only a mere second. The transition from the low-lit candle to the intense fire could mean many things, such as the rise of Jeffery’s suspicious character, or the evidence of Dorothy’s mysterious satisfaction of such adverse behavior....
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- Spring '09
- Shot, English-language films, Film editing, Blue Velvet, Jeffery, certain film element