Presentation on theme: "Se7en (1995) David Fincher Jess Moorhouse. Titles The titles appear after an establishing scene which introduce the characters. The titles are interlinked."— Presentation transcript:
Titles The titles appear after an establishing scene which introduce the characters. The titles are interlinked with the background out the way of the subject matter of the clips. The titles are a combination of a handwriting font and a computer text font. The handwriting links in with the background of writing and documenting things. Through out the sequence, the title of the film appears for less than a second. Subliminal messaging to make the audience uneasy, the feeling of organisation is present in a unsettling way. Kyle Cooper very effectively designed this title sequence.
Mise en scene From the shots it is implied that the person is a very obsessive compulsive and paranoid. Putting hooks in there notes. The fingers do look very masculine. There is only one use of colour in the sequence and it’s the use of the red of a dark room used for developing photos its very effective because of the connotations with blood. It also hints at the genre of crime and thriller. The objects in the scene depict a person/man recording and researching and protecting something unknown. All the work is done by hand and in a very traditional manor showing the morals of the person. A very detailed diary emphasizing the obsessive compulsive.
Camera shots and angles All the shots are close ups and very shaky keeping identity of the writer a mystery captivating the audience. The jumpy nature of the shots and cuts creates a tense atmosphere which is common of the thriller genre. The camera shots introduce the backstory of the murder which is unclear when first watching the film. The duel picture shows a bi polar trait of the person reflected in the editing. Throughout the sequence seemingly random bits of code and words are scratched in to the celluloid of the film which giving the impression of a system at work. This is some of the jumpy editing You can also see that this person has censored out the words heterosexual, intercourse and transsexual inferring that he is asexual. There is use of subliminal imagery through the sequence some of the shots that last for less than a second are grotesque pictures of people. Its creates a uneasy feeling and sets the audience up for surprises thought the film.
Sound track The sequence has a creepy sound track with everyday noises like a record player or creek of a door blended in to the track which foreshadows everyday situations turning creepy. The noise levels fluctuate to give an unsettled feeling because of the lack of stability. The music gets louder and more fast paced as the editing between and length of shots gets faster. The only lyrics in the piece are “you get me closer to god” in a punk style linking in with the words of some of the diary entry's. There is no diegetic sound.