Shot List: Scene Analysis Essay.

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Shot List: Scene Analysis Essay1There are various observations in the apartment scene of Drive movie. Following aresome of the analyzed observations.Enigma:The unknown character who drives the car creates enigma of the film `Drive`. Themysterious and dark setting of the movie in the dark creates an enigma for the film about thedriver that makes a person watching the movie to have an unsure idea about his personalitysuch as how the man earns his living or what is going to do. The bag adds to that enigma, thereason being the closeness he maintains with it, and then place it in a secure place whichmakes an impression that there could be something dangerous in the bag. The bird’s eye viewof the car also adds to the enigma, as it gives the unsure idea about where he is travelling to,and if anyone is keeping an eye on him at all times.Location:A one bedroom apartment where the man leaves his bag is the location for thescene. It seems like his run-down apartment which is used very rarely.Theme:The dark setting of the scene accompanied by few shots of him making him beperceived as a secretive character indicates towards the very mysterious theme. Seriousnesson his face implies that he is seeking to get something finished, or he is in the middle of theprocess of finishing it. The shots showing him always on the move in his car could presenthim as a wanted man or be followed by someone, which requires him to continue moving.This induces a dangerous sense about himOpening credits:The credits fade in and out making them subtle which they do not distractanyone from the film’s plot. Their pink color contrasts with dark background making themclearly visible and noticeable. Title’s color does not match crime drama genre of the film asone would never think of the pink color to go with it.
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