Citizen Kane Questionair Essay

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Citizen Kane Questionnaire View the movie CITIZEN KANE (1941) for discussion in class on week four and to submit week five. Be sure to view the film at least twice before workshop number four. Read the information in this syllabus about this movie. Research it online at http://www.filmsite.org/citi.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citizen_Kane, http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0033467/, http://www.cinepad.com/reviews/kane.htm, etc. Then complete the following questionnaire A. Literary Elements (Describe in one or two sentences) 1. Structure (storytelling format 2. Plot (story) 3. Theme (message 4. Three moral issues in the story B. Mise en Scene: Theatrical Elements (give two examples each, noting briefly what you have observed and where in the film) 5. Unusual Sets/Backdrops 6. Historic Costuming 7. Notable Makeup 8. Composition (vertical lines, ceiling framing) 9. High key Lighting (happy) 10. Low key Lighting (mystery) 11. Notable Acting (and movement) C. Cinematography (give two examples each, noting briefly what you have observed and where in the film) 12. Notable camera angles (low angle, high angle, etc.) 13. Notable Framing (two shot, three shot, four shot, foreground framing) 14. Notable Framing (closeup) 15. Notablel lenses (deep focus, fish eye) 16. Notable Camera Movement (crane shots, hand-held, etc.) 17. Forced perspective D. Editing—Assembly and Printing of film (give two examples each, noting briefly what you have observed and where in the film) 18. Special Effects (animation, matting) 19. Transitions (dissolves, wipes, fades) 20. Montage D. Sound (give one example each) 21. Diagetic music 22. Non-diagetic music- 23. Notable or unusual music- 24. Layering- 25. Audio transitions- 26. Dead

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