Analysis Of The Film ' Castello Cavalcanti ' By Wes Anderson Essay

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In the short film "CASTELLO CAVALCANTI" by Wes Anderson, everything is taken in a scene where is in an Italian village. The setting is filmed around that area, never film in elsewhere. The cinematography of this short film is Darius Khondji, who got many international awards and nominations. There are a lot of repeating camera movement and camera position are used in the film for example the pan and the eye level shots. The whole film has a rich color of red and yellow, the setting is taken in an Italian village, where the place is not that grand and kind of simple. Jason Schwartzman as Jed Cavalcanti has a lot of dialogue around him, he is the one speaking and starts a conversation with people the in whole film.
To begin with, the way that Wes Anderson uses mostly panning shots to tell the audience the story of Castello Cavalcanti, the reason why he uses a lot panning shot I think is because there are many different groups of people doing their own things in the village for example in shot 1-6, we can see what people are doing in that village, some are playing cards, knitting cloths and chatting. The usage of panning here can tell the audience what everyone is doing in the village how they react to the incident happens to Jed Cavalcanti who is the race driver. It also can reflect what people are doing back then, when the community is not heavily focused on technology, people are interacting with each other, grouping together and watch the race. Even the kid in…

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