Shadow of the Doubt Last Scene

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The movie Shadow of a Doubt is an American thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1943, and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Writing and Original Story by Thornton Wilder and Sally Benson. The movie notes the outstanding and remarkable film-making style of Hitchcock. It contains a lot of scenes in which people can empathise with the characters and perceive the feelings and messages from the director. One of the scenes that must be mentioned is when Emmy’s guests are toasting to Uncle Charlie, which is considered as one of the most important scenes as it helps to put an end to the long-term drama of the Uncle. This analysis will provide insightful ideas about the movements and the framings of camera and its uses in…show more content…
Her crying seems for her mother who loves Uncle Charlie so much but having no ideas about what he has done. The camera once more tracking in and zooming in Young Charlie’s face is trying to describe the chaotic feelings of the innocentbaby Charlie, once she don’t want her mother to get hurt when knowing the truth, once she don’t want to let such a murderer like that get away with his heinous crime. All of these thoughts makes her crazy and push her into the vicious circle and the circle that two Charlie and Emmy is creating right now. When the camera takes a close-up at Emmy when she is talking in regrets about her brother’s intention to go, suddenly, the camera cuts to a medium shot at four women sitting and a men standing with the sad faces when they are hearing Emmy. This shot strikes audiences about the three victims of the Uncle and the other woman who is separated from those three women by a man standing between is going to be his next, especially when she says she is catching an early train next morning to California too. These alternation of shots contribute to arouse an image of poor Emmy who is so devastated about her brother’s going but without any ideas of his evil sins, concurrently, make the audiences partly have some common feelings with Young Charlie when she stands between justice and the fear of breaking her mother’s heart.

The sequence ends as the close up onwhen Young Charlie’s face is fadesing to black and tells us that there is
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