Film Analysis Essay
April 18, 2012
Obsession and desire are themes that many films explore. In American Beauty, Lesters
passion for life is listless and dull until he sees Angela for the first time. Lester, a middle-age
man, becomes o
I think that Lester's conflict is his unhappiness with his life and his apathetic feelings
I think the scene that acts as a catalyst is when Lester sees Angela for the first time at the
dance performance. Before that scene, he had only
Study Guide for Film and TV Aesthetics Final Exam
Part I: Technical Concepts.
You should be able to identify them in an example, clearly define them, and know what
affect they have on viewers (when applicable).
Framing Choices: Close-ups,
FTDM 10143 TV/Film Aes. FINAL
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*Breaking up the whole in order to
discover the nature, function, and
interrelationship of the parts.
Goal of Film
*To better evaluate the effectiveness,