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Black Swan Trailer A psychological thriller set in the world of New York City ballet, BLACK SWAN stars Natalie Portman as Nina, a featured dancer who finds herself locked in a web of competitive intrigue with a new rival at the company (Mila Kunis). A Fox Searchlight Pictures release by visionary director Darren Aronofsky (THE WRESTLER), BLACK SWAN takes a thrilling and at times terrifying journey through the psyche of a young ballerina whose starring role as the duplicitous swan queen turns out to be a part for which she becomes frighteningly perfect.
Mixture of fast and slow paced music, this shows us that the film is likely to start normal but then there is a twist and things start to change and go wrong A range of camera shots and angles Different locations shown, so that as the audience we understand the characters from their familiarity with the setting they are in The narrative is clear and understandable from the trailer The voiceover at the beginning sets the scene; entices the audience We know the main characters and their relationships, these are established through the dialogue we hear and the camera shots used, along with the setting and props in the scene A sense of enigma is created because we realise that something is wrong with the main character and we want to know what exactly this is and how she goes about it
My Sisters Keeper Trailer In Los Angeles, the eleven year old Anna Fitzgerald seeks the successful lawyer Campbell Alexander trying to hire him to earn medical emancipation from her mother Sara that wants Anna to donate her kidney to her sister. She tells the lawyer the story of her family after the discovery that her older sister Kate has had leukemia; how she was conceived by in vitro fertilization to become a donor; and the medical procedures she has been submitted since she was five years old to donate to her sister. Campbell accepts to work pro bono and the obsessed Sara decides to go to court to force Anna to help her sister.
The voiceover throughout the film explains the narrative and relationships of the characters so is vital in understanding the storyline The montage sequence at the beginning of the trailer sets the scene for the narrative so we can understand why the characters are likely to have a difference of opinions and this is what the film is about The slow paced music gives the impression it is going to be an upsetting film and also creates enigma because the audience want to know what happens to the family in the end and especially the girl who is ill Various settings are shown so that we get a stronger idea of the narrative and they help us to understand the emotions of the characters e.g. The hospital- sad We mainly see the situation from Anna’s point of view as she is the one who wants to put a stop to what is happening in their family this is done through the use of camera shots and the voiceover
The Hangover Trailer The official international trailer for the new comedy film, the Hangover. Set in Las Vegas centred around three groomsmen who lose their about-to-be-wed buddy during their drunken misadventures, then must retrace their steps in order to find him.
The music at the beginning is happy and quite fast paced and then it changes and the audience feel a change in the mood although the comedy genre is still clear It doesn’t actually show us in any detail what happens on the night, instead it shows a fast paced montage sequence with the effect that it is zooming in which gives us a sense of confusion All the main characters are established in the trailer along with the locations used so that the audience get a feel of what the film is going to be like The plot of the film is clear, this is useful because as the audience we then know the genre and ultimately if we want to watch the film Through the trailer some extra text comes up to give us some more information on the film and the narrative