Unformatted text preview: o Location filming Renoir hated the studio He almost always filmed in real places or buildings, whether indoors or outdoors o Commitment to true light and true sound It’s very rare in his work to have music that’s superimposed on the action The music in the scene is generated by an actor within the scene, whether by singing, instrument, etc. Diegetic sound He insisted on natural light • This was very difficult to do in his day – film wasn’t very light sensitive • However, this choice enhances plausibility o Fluid, moving camera The camera is always moving in some way, shifting around, changing its focal length, etc. The camera is an expression of the audience’s gaze In any image there is a foreground, a midground, and a background Visual style as moral style o There’s a quality of openness in the way the camera behaves, which has value, moral implications o These implications have to do with the fact that an attentive viewer can understand the...
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- Fall '10
- French people, French people in Madagascar, real places, French aristocrat, Location filming