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How do mise-en-scene, sound and editing create atmosphere
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"Cast Away" is a film directed by Robert Zemeckis, with an adventure and drama genre. The film was released on 12 January 2001 (UK), making over $429 Million. The film was nominated for two Oscars, eleven wins & nineteen nominations. Time crisis, a plane crash, one survivor. Cast away into the most desolate environment imaginable, as Chuck Nolund fights for survival. Tom Hanks, staring as Chuck is managed by two conventions that play a role in his life. Time and…...
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In the film Cast Away, I was interested in Chucks transition between his communication process from before he was stranded on the island and his communication skills when he got back. Being stranded on an island for four years, having no one but a volleyball to talk to would of course have some effects on how anyone would present themselves when they returned. I noticed that in the beginning of the film, Chuck had sufficient communication competence and was able…...
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How do mise-en-scene, sound and editing create atmosphere
...The director uses props such as the paddle when Chuck enters the raft. It is useful as it shows that the paddle is completely useless in comparison to the huge waves, and shows Chuck is helpless in deciding his fate. He throws the paddle into the wat...
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