The Usual Suspects

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The Usual Suspects 30/11/2007 14:04:00 Independent film 6 million dollar budget (1995) Back to basics *perspective involvement o how onscreen events are filtered through commentary of narrator Montage driven film Heavy editing Associational games o Hidden clues **Heavenly Creatures camera maneuvers  delirious Compositional detail Off balance quality  What we aren’t seeing vs. what we are Fragmented presentation Elliptical editing Reflects fragmented nature of the world  Seeing, perceiving, things aren’t always how they appear (similar to taxi driver) Credits Abstract Patterns or felections on the water Suggests that we can really trust what we see Setting an emotional tone to the movie Opening scene
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We see mysterious man whose face we cant see  1. Low key illumination o shadow play silhouettes o
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course DRAM 281 taught by Professor Korte during the Fall '08 term at UVA.

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