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    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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    On September 1, 1954, Rear Window was released into theaters. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, it follows a man, L.B. “Jeff” Jeffries, who is confined to his apartment in a wheelchair and passes the time by watching the everyday activities of the residents of his apartment complex out his back window. During this time, he thinks he sees one of his neighbors murdered by her husband, and with the help of his friends, he proves his neighbor’s murder and her husband’s guilt. The main characters are…

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    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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    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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    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 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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    This is a story about a door-to door jewelry salesman, Lars Thorwald and his extremely ill wife and a single man who is a traveling photographer, L. B. Jefferies, who spies on his neighbors due to his boredom while he is stuck in his apartment due to an accident which caused him to break his leg and now he is immobilized for a couple of months. While peering at several of his neighbors, he has memorized each of their daily routines and one particular couple peaks his interest. Although Jefferies…

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    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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    In Alfred Hitchcock’s film, Rear Window, a particular scene begins with main character LB Jeffries confined to his wheelchair with a broken leg, and Stella, LB’s house nurse, watching across the courtyard as LB’s frustrated lover, Lisa, climbs the fire escape and steps into murder suspect, Thorwald’s, open window of his apartment, and begins to search for anything suspicious. Thorwald returns to find Lisa in his apartment. Luckily the police arrive and save her before she is assaulted. The scene…

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    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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