Presentation on theme: "Shutter island Character types :"— Presentation transcript:
1 Shutter island Character types : There are no characters in the opening title sequencCamerawork :Wide shot and long shot
2 Freeze frame (in a dark room with handcuffs) could also signify being stuck or trapped. Establishing shot of Shutter Island shows where the film is being set.
3 Extreme close up of fingers, meant to give the audience a sense of unease and claustrophobia. As well as an extreme close up of a foot stepping on a pistol, this could represent a meaning of being trapped on Shutter Island with no means of escape.Point of view shot gives the audience a personal perspective of where the character is bringing us.
4 SoundIncludes only non-diegetic music (classical), adds to the tension of the opening title sequence.Mise En SceneThe film is set on Shutter Island which is an asylum for the the criminally insane.Props include: a book, a chair in front of the fire, a boot on top of a pistol and someone lighting a match whilst holding a match box.The fact that the narrative is set on a criminally insane prison which can signify a sense of being trapped, and this is also used when there is a gun underneath a shoe.
5 TitleThe titles are written in capital sans serif fonts, with white and red writing (the contrast between innocence and blood).