As above so below. As above my scorched frizzled hair covered head, a blue sensation coats the sky without one single imperfection. With the immense rays of sunshine hitting every point below that is in sight, my eyes squint to eliminate the glares. Even through the cheap market stall bought sunglasses the sun causes my […]

Scene Car approaches through armed gates Uniform Heavily guarded General Aung San meeting with people happy Suspicious, airy, windy, moody sound Suspicious guy on the inside scoping out the place – close up Intense, shakers, percussion, music build up (asian sounds) Military rebels walk together mid shot, red scarves are put on. 2 look the […]

Her mum, flowers Scene At the rally site, basic,random location, trees, run down buildings (poor) Close up of her face on the banner Mid shot of man’s face setting up microphone- neutral coloured clothes Rushed people everywhere Putting banners up- democracy Military rushing in taking control, red scarves on Red banners- democracy Military showing village […]

Thorough the visual text “The Lady” directed by Luc Besson, cinematography and non diegetic sounds were used heavily within the film. Luc Besson is well known for his style. Auteur style. The use of camera shots and angles, non diegetic sounds, dialogue, props and costume were effectively used to portray this style.  This scene in […]

Minimal eye contact, he is wearing military uniform, he is having a secretive conversation, covering of face touching of the face makes him seem nervous. the guy he’s talking to waits for him to speak dosent interrupt and follows his orders,  he is more powerful than him, the environment is well guarded, shows him in […]

18, 18 years of age. What comes before 18? 17, right? Well to me there’s a whole lot more that has come before my idea of the number ’18’. I have recently just turned 18 and if I had to describe the past few years leading up to being 18 i’d say they were some […]

In the text ‘Nothing to Envy’ written by Barbara Demick, the characters we respond to with both suffering and triumph are Mi-Ran, Dr Kim and Mrs Song. Through multiple events we are shown the strength these characters have over the North Korean regime that had heavy influences on huge parts of their lives. Relationships, jobs, […]