Film Analysis: Inglorious Basterds

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Mise-en-scene doesn’t just refer to identifying the components of a shot but also explaining the meaning and depth behind the components and connecting the shots to the theme of the film to create a sense of realism by the use of lighting, complexity, colour values, composition, depth, framing, character placement, angle, the setting, it also includes costumes and make-up, props, all the other natural and artificial details that characterizes the spaces that has been filmed.

The opening scene is like the first page of a novel, it must attract viewers into wanting more; complete what was started. In my research I will be analysing the opening scene of “Inglorious Basterds”, hoping to bring to the attention the elements used to evoke emotions
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He is complimentary, polite and even gracious. The reason I picked up that Colonel Hans Landa is actually a ruthless killer is due to the fact that he’s wearing a Nazi uniform, and majority knows that Nazis are evil and I knew that Colonel Hans Landa is intimidating and scary because of the way Perrier LaPadite and his daughter’s acts scared and timid around him. Colonel Hans Landa actually has to go far out of his way to put Perrier LaPadite at ease in his own home: he poses as a gentleman, a connoisseur, a harmless bureaucrat. He drinks milk offered by Perrier LaPadite and he invites LaPadite to speak English with…show more content…
Another technique that Quentin Tarantino uses to evoke emotions in the viewer is the use of specific sound effects as well as the sound mix presented to the audience. When the Jews are being viciously slaughtered through the floor boards of the cottage is the use of anti-naturalistically selected sound effects. The sound which is presented to the viewer in this scene has no flesh wound sounds or any screaming from the Jewish family, it focuses on the firing of bullets and the sound of bullets entering the floor

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