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Unit 26: Film Studies - Assignment 3
Transcript of Unit 26: Film Studies - Assignment 3
What is an Auteur?
An Auteur is a director that is known to create films that share a common theme or feature the same techniques which express an individual style or vision. These directors tend to have a lot of power over their artistic control and some use personal influences to create their own style of work.
There are clear elements of an auteur looking at the use of props and settings from The Dark Knight Rises and Inception, take a look...
When comparing the film 'Super' to 'The dark Knight Rises'...
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“Christopher Nolan has once again shown the world that superhero movies do not necessarily need to be about a whole lot of special effects and they can always chose realism over fantasy if and when one has to choose one of the two.”
AUTEUR: CHRISTOPHER NOLAN
The Dark Knight Rises
The Dark Knight Rises
Here are some examples of cinematography that has been used in the movie clips below highlighting lighting and camera movement techniques:
Examples of SOUND....
Examples of SOUND...
To conclude we have shown various clips from films that the director Christopher Nolan has made and have made various points to show that his work is to what an auteur is. an example of someone else who shows that Christopher Nolan is an auteur quotes that in many of Christopher Nolan films he likes to use many of the same things such as familiar characters, Christopher also likes to use narratives styles a lot such as non linear story lines, starts off with action scenes, he likes to use flashbacks to help the audience understand the character story and he also likes to set up multiple story lines in the first few scenes, also the cinematography he likes to use mid focus shots when shooting dialogue scenes, realistic mise en scene and hard cuts to create climax and also recurring themes such as obsession, identity, reality and self deception which is visible in most films and you could see them in the clips we talked about
When comparing the Film 'Source Code' to 'Inception'...