The Directing And The Setting

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EXAMINE THROUGH SPECIFIC EXAMPLES THE WAYS IN WHICH THE ACTING, THE DIRECTING AND THE SETTING CONTRIBUTE TO THE VISUAL STORYTELLING IN ON THE WATERFRONT (KAZAN, 1954).
Thesis:
My objective will be to analyze Of a Waterfront (Kazan, 1954) by scenes the use of black and white filter.
Opening Section:
On the waterfront opens by introducing small corrupt local that are mobsters that run the docks Hoboken, New Jersey, across the river Manhattan. Terry Malloy, is an incomprehensible boxer in his late twenties, which now he is a petty errand boy for the local mobsters that are the union head of the docks. The local mob uses Terry as a decoy to kill Joey Doyle by drawing Doyle out of his apartment to the roof then the local mobsters push him off the roof. Terry is shocked as he thought they were going to only rough up Doyle making Terry as an accomplice to the murder. Doyle was killed because he was going to break the policy of “Deaf and Dumb” by testifying in court.
The locals gather around Doyle’s corpse, Doyle’s father worker at the dock tells everyone to be quiet, he told his son to be quiet as Doyle’s testimony would affect the workers at the dock. You can hear in the background as the local priest comes to give the prayer for Doyle, Doyle’s sister screaming and crying.
Terry returns to Johnny Friendly’s bar, and then goes to the smoky barroom, where the local mobsters hang out including Terry’s brother Charlie, Terry is really angry, his temper shows his conscience in play
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