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Genre: Adventure

Film Class
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Martha Bohorquez

on 8 January 2015

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Transcript of Genre: Adventure

Adventure
It can be combined with others genres,
The protagonist has a mission and faces obstacles to get to his destination.
Adventure films are very similar to the action film genre.
Sources
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adventure_film
http://www.filmsite.org/adventurefilms.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_genres#Adventure
http://www.slideshare.net/shsgmedia/action-adventure-overview
Conventions
Narrative
The story is organized and shaped in terms of time and events.
Fast moving plots which provide plenty of excitement and tension.
equilibrium, complication, return to equilibrium
Audience Response
Adventure films are not restricted to any particular historical or geographic setting.


Setting
Themes

Characters
Adventure films have a recognizable heroic central character
a hero or heroine who is able to overcome incredible odds
It involves a protagonist who journeys to epic or distant places to accomplish something.
Adventure
These films tend to feature characters that play opposite the key central character (hero/villain)
Style
Short fast scenes

A.F has to be epic and grand and swashbuckling.

Montage or continuity editing

Special effects: pyrotechnics, explosions, weaponry, graphics
* adventure film can
be for anyone really
but usually for older
men and or families

*Generally Adventure
films catch male
audience.


* Man defending his
territory, Elements
of combat, disasters

* A hero (or heroine) taking
risks, overcoming danger
to complete a task or a
journey
*Jungles
*Deserts
*Sea
*Wild *Frontiers
*Castles
*Good vs Evil
Man vs Nature

* Treasure Hunts,
Expeditions, Medieval,
Warring parties

Adventure
Iconography
*explosions
*technology
*train
*gun
*army/police
*villain
*rescue,
*bombs
*pretty female character
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