She heeds his advice and finds a vital clue in the case file, as Lecter suggested. Do-er Main Character Approach As a child, Clarice took action by kidnapping the lamb to save it from being slaughtered; she actively joined the FBI to go after killers, like the ones who killed her father; encountering Buffalo Bill, she tries to apprehend him herself.
The emphasis of the disturbing and confusing nature of the film as the titles is set in front of a blurry image of a wood. The colouring used in the title sequence has connotations of mystery as the dark colours reveal very little about the type of film about to be viewed.
Diegetic sounds of her surroundings of nature are used also being accompanied by non-diegetic sounds of classical music from instruments such as violins, the tranquillity of the scene is set by this music but this changes at the tone of the music changes as the bass tones get louder creating tension for the audience as they anticipate what is going to happen next.
The pace of her footsteps increase as she gets closer to her destination building tension for the audience as they anticipate what is going to happen next. Props are used to place emphasis on her job role and the danger she experiences as part of her job. Guns and vast amounts of folders are seen throughout her work space.
The quick nature of the film shown with an ellipsis of time when the female character enters an elevator and then comes back out with the journey being cut out, showing that she is in a rush.
The fast pace editing builds narrative enigma as the audience want to know what is happening and why has she been asked to see her boss.
An eye line match is used to show the audience the horrific photos of murders on an office wall, this editing technique allows the audience to experience her shock and disturbance at the same as her.
The clip shows a female character completing an assault course. The camera angle used to show this is a low angle shot, this type of shot portrays her character as superior and independent as the audience have to look up to her. An establishing shot is used to show the audience her surroundings, some form of training camp showing the females occupation.Silence of the Lambs opens with a defining image of Clarice Starling as a woman of action: she’s running an obstacle course, alone, through the foggy woods.
Throughout the story, she’s always doing something, forever moving, on her feet, hardly ever even sitting down. Start studying Narrative, Mise-en-scene, Cinematography, Editing, and Sound Review.
Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. 1. Opening Sequence Katie, Abi, Matt and Alex 2. Editing 3.
Credits and Title The female protagonist running Jump cuts Swipe Match cutThe Edits 4. Title and Credits During the opening scene of Silence of the Lambs the credits appear on the screen in bold accompanied by a voice over whilst there is and establishing shot of the woods.
Textual analysis of Silence of The Lambs. The opening of The Silence of The Lambs shows two main contrasting characters, one who is psychotic and one who wants to study psychotics.
The psychotic, Hannibal Lecture is imprisoned and the FBI agent is required to go and study him. Textual Analysis Silence Of The Lambs Opening Scene Mise En Scene Cinematographly Sound Editing The first major paper in the class is a scene analysis.
We could pick any movie, any scene. silence of the lambs opening textual analysis In this essay i will be evaluating the silence of the lambs opening sequence. Firstly there is a fade used to get to the first scene from black.