The White Zombie Film Analysis

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Nowadays, zombies films has become more popular and increasingly. Beside the history of zombies, it show that the zombies’ idea dates back to 8th century, the word ‘zombie’ come from nzambi, in Kongo means’ spirit of a dead person’, or Zanbi. In zombie-related book, magazine, articles, movie films, even video games has based on zombies, this have to follow back to 1932, the year which the first full-length zombie films (White Zombie) came out. The White Zombie is directed by Victor Halperin, the film is telling that the revolves around a young couple Neil and Madeleine who have travelled to Haiti and Madeleine is turned into zombie by a Voodo master, she forced to a wealthy plantation owner. At the end of the film, evil Voodoo master and her husband knock each off a cliff, the white zombie bride awakens from her zombiness and returns her true love. The denotation of zombie films is horror, but…show more content…
Camera work clearly show that the generation of zombie films from previously to modern society. 28 Days Later (2002), this film boast creative visual and a careful selection of un-setting camera angles. They use mirror image, reflection, shot looking through holes from a zombie and the camera with un-setting angles to keep the balance to let audiences clearly watch and easily for editing and special effects. On the other hand, Night of the Living Dead (1968) with a limited budget, location to create a film noir. Film noir in French for ‘black film’ black and white thrillers and detective stories made in the 1940s conventionally featured low-key lighting, retrospective voice-over narration, flashbacks, urban settings and femmes fatales, so the camera work and editing and perfectly suited to the subject matter, sometime audiences can’t to clearly watch that and let audiences with a discomfort

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