Cinematography In Shutter Island

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I. INTRODUCTION: Interest-catching opening.: Background: Shutter Island is a 2010 film directed by Martin Scorsese, starring Leonardo DiCaprio as a U.S. Marshall who goes to a mental hospital to solve the disappearance of a patient, and the person responsible for killing his wife. While investigation this disappearance he uncovers secrets and truths of his own, the most damming is the horror of losing all three of his children due to his wife killing them, leading him to kill her. Thesis: The Film Shutter Island is one of the best suspenseful thrillers, it accomplishes this by employing the literary, dramatic, and cinematic aspects of filming such as symbolism, superb acting, and cinematography, making the film a must see. II. BODY Body Introduction: In Shutter Island, many tools of …show more content…

Topic Sentence Cinematography: Cinematography is the act and art of making a movie and in shutter Island Robert Richardson handled cinematography. Robert Richardson uses two main cinematography techniques to emphasizes the story telling, which is lighting and shot proximity. Evidence and Example: a. The lighting helps to create the mysterious and suspenseful tone of the film. Server low lighting aids in the creation of a dramatic atmosphere of a dramatic scene. Inversely daytime lighting is used to convey a realistic environment, like the scene in the film where the police, Chuck and Marshall arrive at the institute. b. A variety of shots are used in remarkable ways in the movie, as illustrated in the film, the wide shots are used to introduce the location of the film, Shutter Island. Another example are the close up shots on Daniels, specifically when he is at the sink looking in the mirror, this is used to show his dual

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