DOMINOS SCENE:

  • Montage of many different activities being done such as setting up the dominoes, public fighting, writing of notes, police officers in the streets …..
  • The editing of the camera shots cut to the public wearing the “V” mask (Guy Fawkes) especially a shot of a man robbing a shop with a gun
  • “What he wants chaos” – close up shot of V’s nemesis stating this as the London community creates chaos in the street to symbolise that they are on V’s side
  • Birdseye view of the whole set of dominoes being set up = a red V with a black circle around it
  • Colours expressed in the scene are red, black, white and dark colours
  • Red = energy, fire, war, rage, revenge, anger and determination
  • The sound of each domino falling builds anticipation and suspense for the viewers

FINAL FIGHT SCENE:

  • Starts with a wide shot showing the setting of the fight – dark alleyway
  • Close up of the evil an trying to kill V
  • Shot od just V alone to show that he is alone in this fight
  • Differentiating shots during the fights
  • Light and colour during the fight was dull, dark and blue tones
  • Electric or brilliant blue becomes dynamic and dramatic and engaging colour that expresses exhilaration.
  • Black – mysterious, negative connotation, contrasting colour
  • Sounds = voice, weapons, knife blades, footsteps, sound effects (of the deaths)

….V setting up more dominoes with an increase of non-digetic music making the tension higher for the climax. It then jumps cuts to a little girl running around wearing a Guy Fawkes mask with a voice over of the main ‘Bad” guy saying he wants those wearing them arrested, showing

Join the conversation! 1 Comment

  1. Some good detail here in your bullet points. Ensure you use specific terminology when discussing cinematography techniques. Remember you also need to go in to detail about the director’s intention.

    Reply

Respond now!

Latest Posts By Claudia

Category

Writing