Analysis of the Manchurian Candidate (2005) Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation Introduction Mise en scene incorporates all the identifiable properties of an image for instance the setting and the actors. Costumes props make-up and all the natural and artificial details that characterise the spaces depicted as well as the photography. The term is a French expression that means ‘put in the scene.’ Mise en scene is therefore a description of a figure and its space as it is recorded and arranged. There are fifteen main elements of a mise en scene. These include dominant lighting key shot/camera proxemics angle colour values Lens/filter subsidiary contrast Density Composition Form Framing Depth Character placement staging positions and character proxemics. This essay is an analysis of the still photo in the film “The Manchurian Candidate” (2005) to depict the elements of mise en scene that have been included in the photograph. It further explains Frankenheimer J. (2002). The Manchurian Candidate. ScreenPress. Bate D. & Leperlier F. (2004). Mise en Scene: Claude Cahun Tacita Dean Virginia Nimarkoh. Ica Editions. Bell M. (2006). " Your Worst Fears Made Flesh": The Manchurian Candidate's Paranoid Delusion and Gay Liberation. GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 12(1) 85-116. Birdwell M. E. (2001). “Oh You Thing from Another World You": How Warner Bros. Animators Responded to the Cold War (1948-1980). Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Film and Television Studies 31(1) 34-39. Giannetti L. D. & Leach J. (1999). Understanding movies (Vol. 1 No. 1 p. 999). Upper Saddle River New Jersey: Prentice Hall. Lathrop G. & Sutton D. O. (2014). Elements of mise-en-scene. Retrieved on January 3. Rutherford A. (2011). What Makes a Film Tick? Cinematic Affect Materiality and Mimetic Innervation. Wilson E. J. (2017). Mise-en-scene in Film. Mise-en-scène| The Journal of Film & Visual Narration 2(2). [...]
Choose ONE of the following still photographs from the text, and analyze it in regards to mise-en-scéne. Your analysis should be in the form of a typed (single spaced, or one and a half spaced) three to five page paper. Full paragraphs are required, NOT bullet points (as the end of chapter two suggests). Both an introduction and conclusion are further required. Utilize the concepts you have learned thus far as well as the VOCABULARY of filmmaking, and specifically mise-en-scéne, to explain/demonstrate both what is included in the still and why. Give examples of the various elements of mise-en-scéne and how that particular element applies to the still. For instance, what are the apparent camera proxemics, what lens was utilized and how did you come to that particular conclusion? The analysis may include quotes from the text. Please remember to cite all quotes. See www.ehow.com for details or if you have questions on how to cite your source material. Uncited work is considered plagiarism and will receive ZERO points. Composition Both an introduction and conclusion are included, full paragraphs are utilized, and the work is proficient in both grammar and spelling. This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Examples and Quotes Examples from the still to strengthen your point regarding mise-en-scéne assignment. Examples and quotes from the text or outside sources are also permissible. This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Filmic Vocabulary Thorough and proper use of the vocabulary of mise-en-scéne - all the vocabulary you have learned thus far. This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Analysis of All elements of mise-en-scéne - hows and whys.