Rear Window Final Scene Analysis

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In the film Rear Window, the director, Alfred Hitchcock uses a variety of techniques to create suspense and leave viewers on the edge of their seats throughout the film. Hitchcock uses a good assortment of tempo to create thoughts in the viewer's mind. He slows down the pace to create anticipation, and speeds it up to show a change in intensity. In the ending scene of Rear Window, Alfred Hitchcock uses changes in pace and tempo, lighting, and a short term deadline to constitute an immense atmosphere of suspense in the viewer's mind.
During the final scene when the killer, Mr. Thorwald, finds his way into the hero, L.B Jeffries room, the speed of the film is slowed down to create an engaging feeling of suspense. Pace and tempo is the speed of the movie and how quickly everything is happening. This is a very important aspect of movies and Hitchcock has mastered this technique, allowing him to create suspense for his audience. Hitchcock slows down the pace of the movie, making the viewers anticipate what is about to come and leave them with the feeling of suspense. This scene starts off with Mr. Thorwald slowly entering Jeffries room. As
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The killer is in the room and he only has a limited period of time to save himself from danger. The final scene of “Rear Window” is a fight against time. L.B Jeffries is stuck in a cast and he can not defend himself but Mr. Thorwald is in his room and ready to attack him. The police are also on their way to Jeffries room to arrest Thorwald. Jeffries does what he can to get more time so he uses his camera flash to blind Thorwald. Eventually thorwald gets to Jeffries and the fight but due to Jeffries cast he is not able to defend himself and he is thrown out the window right as the police enter his room. Hitchcock created a lot of suspense during this scene by having a the killer go after the main character when he was at a disadvantage while the police were
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