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  • Classical Cutting In The Film 'Rear Window' By Alfred Hitchcock

    In 1954, Alfred Hitchcock directed a film which was named Rear Window. In this movie the main characters were Lisa Carol Fremont, L.B. Jeff, and Detective Doyle. L.B. Jeff was played by James Stewart is a man who is confined to his apartment and his only view of the world in looking out his window in his apartment. Lisa Carol Fremont was played by Grace Kelly, she was a model who showed interest in Jeff, but could not get his attention. Detective lieutenant Doyle was played by Wendell Corey was skeptical of Jeff accusing his neighbor of murder until the very end when it was made clear. Throughout the film, suspense and drama is shown by displaying perfect examples of classical cutting and cutting the continuity. Classical cutting is a style…

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  • Voyeurism And Criticism In Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window

    In the movie Jeff makes a statement and claimed that Lisa is” too perfect” Well it may be unrealistic for any man to reject Grace Kelly, the actress for Lisa, there is a certain psychological possibility in Jeff 's fear of Lisa 's” perfection” that is related to men 's fear of women 's differences and his suspicions that they may not after all be imperfect.That is only if you think along the lines that men are perfect and females are the imperfect ones because of this” castration theory”. In the…

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  • What Is The Use Of Point Of View In Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window

    The classic thriller, suspense film Rear Window directed by Alfred Hitchcock is one of his greatest masterpieces. In a small Greenwich Village apartment, a newspaper photographer with a casted leg takes frequent views of the surrounding Lower East Side apartment buildings, lower courtyard and garden. With a suspicion about one of his neighbors, Jeff believes that one neighbor inparticular is a murder, then decides to solve the mystery himself. With a combination of thriller, action and mystery,…

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  • Rear Window Film Techniques

    Rear Window tells the story of a wheelchair-ridden L.B. “Jeff” Jefferies, a photographer who broke his leg while trying to get the perfect photo. While recovering, he watches his neighbors lives unfold from his back window through binoculars and his camera lens. He soon suspects that one of his neighbors, Lars Thorwald, murdered his own wife. He sets out to solve the case with the help of his fiancee and nurse, and discovers the stories of the other tenants around him while procuring evidence…

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  • Rear Window Narrative

    perspective. By using the window as a frame, the film visually limited the perspective of the audience as well. The film easily could have did shot reverse shot sequences between what was going on in Jeff’s apartment and the apartments across the street to convey that Jeff was in one place and the story was taking place in another therefore there should be discrepancies between both narratives. But, by using the window frame the film was able to give the audience the ability deduct and conclude…

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  • Analysis Of Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window

    The opening scene of Rear Window (1954), directed by Alfred Hitchcock, acts as a prologue of the film: we are introduced to the space where much of the narrative will take place, to the protagonist, his background, and his neighbors through entirely visual means. Hitchcock created an entire film from the rear window of a Greenwich Village apartment symbolizing a certain “movie-watching” experience. Hitchcock uses mise en scène to show how the film is going to progress, uses camera movement…

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  • Memento Character Development

    Christopher Nolan’s Memento is organized in a way that the story and character development is presented to the audience backwards and with the same amnesia as the character. We experience scenes out of order and backwards. In the film Leonard talks with the motel manager about his memory condition (Memento 8:00). However, this has happened before, we the viewers are just know seeing the exchange between the characters for the first time. This can help the audience have a connection with Leonard…

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  • Grace Kelly Research Paper

    Grace Kelly Grace Kelly was a famous actor from the time of 1950 to 1979. She was loved by many for her acting career and being the Princess of Monaco course. This is her story from birth to acting to becoming the Princess of Monaco. Grace Kelly was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on November, 12, 1929. Born Grace Patricia Kelly from the father John B. “Jack” Kelly and Margaret Katherine Majer Kelly. She grew up in a nice suburban neighborhood where her and her family lived. Grace had…

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  • Grace Kelly: Screen Legend

    Grace Kelly, “screen legend”, “ fashion icon”, “one of the most beautiful women in the world”, and “fairytale princess”. Since her death in 1982 she still has her effect on the world today from her films and by the family she left here on Earth. She was born into a successful family in philadelphia, she was a very shy girl but she became an actor. At the age of 23 she went to hollywood and made 11 films in 3 ½ years. She modeled to pay for her acting but her film career only lasted 5 years.…

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  • How Did Grace Kelly Influence Society

    Grace Kelly: An Iconic Actress Acting her way through her success, Grace Kelly, an American actress, caught her audience’s attention with her direct symbol of excitement in the film The Country Girl (Gevinson 659). She was known for all the shows she was in. Kelly changed the acting communities by her various performances and created the iconic characters that she was known for. After retiring her profession, she continued to help America through her fame. Grace Kelly, a talented American…

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