This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Analysis Of Still From Sixth Sense Using Mise En Scène

926 words - 4 pages

Analysis of Still from Sixth Sense Using Mise en Scène

This camera angle is a "medium close-up." We know this because we can
see the head and shoulders of the character. This shot shows the main
purpose of the scene by focusing on a single character and creates a
sense of intimacy by being within close proximity of a lone character.

Setting

The setting is almost haunting. It's a make-shift tent within the boys
bedroom and inside there is a holy shrine. This generates a sense of
mystery due to its surrealism. By going into a tent which has a sign
saying 'Don't Come In' on it we get the impression that we are
intruding and so we feel more tense, anxious and consequently scared,
which is exactly what is intended.

Lighting

This lighting is produced from a torch which Cole is holding. He
flashes it upwards from his hands creating the infamously scary glow
on his face. Because it is night we can see how effective this
illumination is.

Props

The props used within this scene are what make it unsettling. We find,
within this tent, a holy shrine which has many holy statues Cole
steals from the church. The abundance of these religious ornaments
creates unease because it is not a very abnormal situation.

Sound

The sound during this scene is digetic (naturally occurring.) the
young boy is breathing quickly and loudly at a 'panicky' pace. These
short breaths add a real feeling of loss-of-breath and subsequently
quick paced anxiety. Although there is no background music the noise
of the scene is still intensely frightening because of the hint of
horror the silence infers.

Character

There is only one real character within this scene, the main one. This
character is a young boy who deals with his sixth sense- seeing dead
people. This character is greatly embellished. We have a feeble boy to
whom the audience's timorous side can relate to; so when he feels
scared, so do the audience. The use of character is very clever
throughout this movie and we are constantly placed in close proximity
to him in order that we can empathize and feel the same anxiety that
he does.

Costume & make- up

Obviously these are both very significant factors throughout this
movie and one which the producer utilizes greatly. The main...

Find Another Essay On Analysis of Still from Sixth Sense Using Mise en Scène

Film Mise-en-scene Analysis: Boy (2010) Taika Waititi

1099 words - 5 pages from behind them which provides us with the opportunity to scan the environment. The great landscape and farm area we see suggests that they live more of a country lifestyle. I believe Waititi’s use of mise-en-scene clearly articulated the intended idea of time and place. We get an understanding of the world they live in. The setting acts as a base which sets our mind up for the story to give a sense of realism and to make it seem more believable

Ocean's Eleven - Film analysis of the first scene (covering Mise-en-scene, cinematography, sound, editing, and critical reception)

1844 words - 7 pages is now cleanly shaven, stylishly suited and can now be seen as much more of an individual, with the high-key lighting showing all of his facial expressions. All of the mise-en-scene shows the audience how this new setting is much more welcoming, the colours used give the setting a sense that Ocean feels at home and the artificial light brightens up the entire shot. The setting is made clear to the audience and the large budget of the film is made

Mise-en-scene and Cinematography of the original(1932) "Scareface"

876 words - 4 pages of an "X". The filmmaker wants the audience to realize the reoccurrence of the "X" this is way the symbol is shown is so many times. There is another symbol we see in this film we see a sign that says "The World Is Yours" This sign gave the Tony charter a sense of power and greatness.This film uses both kinds of setting a set and on location. Since this movie is from the 1930's you can distinguish the difference very easily between the two. The

Stylization of Film and the Enhancement of Narrative through Cinematography, Mise-en-Scene and Editing

1742 words - 7 pages The juxtaposition of still frames edited together to make a moving picture that tells a story. There are many counterparts that a makes up a film. You have the storyline, plot, characters, mise-en-scene cinematography and editing. Based on these counterparts and how they are orchestrated to portray a story, gives insight in which the audience follows along with the story and whether each counterparts contribute in a significant way to a plot to

Mise-En-Scene/Elements Of Moving Image Expression In "The Piano"

498 words - 2 pages a fairy costume which is a way of being a proper child and away from the responsibilities of looking after her mother.Once Ada has her piano and is playing on the beach she begins to look more relaxed and the daughter is shown dancing and playing around in only a white petticoat. This is showing that the mother is happy and that the child is also happy and by dancing around she is doing what children do. Whilst the mother is still wearing black

Review of the Screenplay The Sixth Sense by M. Night Shyamalan

708 words - 3 pages of writing a highly visual story, that should contain only what an audience would be able to see and hear, using clear and concise writing, but still keeping the contents creative ( The Script Lab). Following the form set forth for screenplays, M. Night Shyamalan does an artful job with The Sixth Sense. The Sixth Sense is about two main characters: Dr. Malcolm Crowe a child psychologist and a disturbed young boy named Cole Sear. The simple yet

Analysis of Johnathan Kozals article "Still Separate, still Unequal

1493 words - 6 pages how much prejudice and racism there is in America. Many Americans who live distances from major cities doesn’t have a clue of what’s really happening in inner-cities schools in America. These people don’t know that segregation still exist. However, it can be understood why some people would feel this way. Basing beliefs on the visual aspects of what the media portrays to the viewers. Media write stories about, and show many images of

How does Baz Luhrmann create tension and impact in the Roxanne scene in 'Moulin Rouge'? (Look at use of lighting, sound, camera and mise en scene)

1257 words - 5 pages , with many close-ups on people's faces to show their emotions and create an emotional impact on the audience. However, because of the speed of the camera changes Luhrmann is limited with camera movement, using only zoom to create effect.By way of mise en scène, Luhrmann has used certain symbolism, for instance when the camera uses a repeated close-up of the breaking of Satine's necklace - a symbol of Satine and the Duke's relationship. The

Sound, Camera Shots And Mise-En-Scene; How They Convey The Narrative To The Audience In The Opening Sequence Of "Star Wars-Episode Iv, A New Hope"

1597 words - 7 pages to resent the empire for persecuting the rebels.The non-diagetic sound of firing used throughout is cold and artificial, making it sound like they are using some unknown technology. This sound is heard almost constantly though the section and so only becomes conspicuous through its absence, and reinforces the relentlessness of the battle.The parallel editing from a shot of the ship sustaining damage to the people inside reacting to it help to link

Analysis of Maya Angelou's "Still I Rise"

1885 words - 8 pages the other hand gave me the sense of awake ness or 'not dead yet', feeling, which dust has when it is awaken from its resting place, whether it be on the mantle piece or on a table; dust does not die but is always around and rises when provoked (or cleaned off from the mantle piece or table) to show that its still there.The whole poem has a feeling of lighthearted humour, yet strength contained in the words and metaphorical and figurative ways in

Isolation, hydrolysis and characterization of casein from non-fat milk and protein analysis using Bradford method

3769 words - 15 pages Formal Report No. 1 Experiment Nos. 1, 2, & 3 Isolation, hydrolysis and characterization of casein from non-fat milk and protein analysis using Bradford method Abigail Ruth Velasquez a * and Robert Bryan Yee a aDepartment of Chemistry, College of Science, University of Sto. Tomas,, España Blvd. Sampaloc, Manila and 1015, Philippines 1. Introduction Proteins are important components of all organisms. Proteins can also be called as

Similar Essays

Character Exposition Through Mise En Scène In Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

1606 words - 6 pages Mise-e-scène is one of the most recognizable conventions in filmmaking. It translates literally from the French to “staging” or “to put in the scene” in English. When applied to film studies, mise-en-scène refers to all the visual elements within a particular shot or sequence. Mise-en-scène consists of 5 distinct categories which assist in the development of a film’s visual narrative: Setting and Design, Costume and Make-up, Lighting, Acting and

Mise En Scene Analysis

2384 words - 10 pages reference to the camera. They can be fully facing the camera, set at a quarter turn from the camera, in a profile from the camera, three-quarter turn or completely turned with their back facing the camera. The fifteenth and final element to determine when composing a mise en scene analysis is character proxemics, or, in other words, how much space there is between the characters in a shot. The proxemics of each character in reference to the other

Analysis Of The Sixth Sense Dr. Crow Is Alive!

1964 words - 8 pages This essay will closely analyze the restaurant scene and the scene where Dr Crow is in the house with both Cole and his mother and discuss the techniques used to make the audience believe that Dr Crow is alive. The Sixth Sense is a thriller not to be missed. Set in Philadelphia, it sucks the viewers into a world of mystery and unrealism. The film reveals an unexpected twist at the end which is very unusual. The fact that Bruce Willis starred in

Review Of The Sixth Sense

1497 words - 6 pages Review of The Sixth Sense The sixth sense tell the story of a troubled young boy named Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment) and child psychologist Dr. Malcolm Crowe (Bruce Willis), and their own personal struggles in life. Malcolm is a deeply respected child psychologist, who once