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KPB203 Australia Film Look Both Ways Look Both Ways is an Australian independent movie, written and directed by Sarah Watt. It was shown in 2005. The film was funded by the Adelaide Film Festival fund where it opened (Wikipedia 2005). It is a sucessful movie and has been shown at the Toronto International film festival (Discovery Award). The genre of this movie are drama and comedy. Look Both Ways takes a look into lives of different people drawn together by this tragic accident on the railway tracks. Personal Statement: Look Both Ways is a meaningful movie. It creates animated fatalism in live action. It is an excellent Australian prodution. It creates meanings about death and life. Also, it is showing relationship of families.…show more content…
All the elements are placed in front of the camera to be photographed. There are sets, props and the staging of a scene. (TV and Film language LEC notes week 2. 2005) Motion picture photography Cinematography is a general term for the techniques of motion picture photography. In particular is a sequence of animation and scene combine together. Most of Meryl’s imaginations are in animation to describe the bad things that happen. For example, Meryl gets off the train and walking back to her home. She imagined the train would suddenly drop off, the car would crash on her and the man who was playing with the dog would come to kill her. The animation allows the audience directly sees into her imagination. For the whole film the ending is predicted so the color was dark. It gives the audience a heavy feeling. But at the end, after the rain, the sun comes out. The color changed, the color is bright and hopeful. It shows the kids are jumping and playing with the water on the floor. It has a magic movement where Nick and Meryl see each other again. The animation is mixed amongst the live footage to great effect. It gives the film a real buzz and its particularly graphic nature is both hilarious and disturbing. Editing and Montage Montage refers to a series of successive short shots that are rapidly juxtaposed into a coherent sequence to suggest meaning. The ending sequence: (1:07:31 to
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