Throughout the whole opening we never see the killers face
once. Concealment is a very common convention in a thriller
There is a lot of still shots of people walking either to or away
from the camera, this slows the pace down of the film a lot.
There is a shot where you can see the victim on the phone and
then the killer walking towards him in the background, this is
effective as it makes the audience fear for the victim
They used a Slow-motion shot when the victims friend brushes
shoulders with the killer.
The opening starts with very eerie music which is then
faded out, this creates tension.
Shortly after the music fades out there is a big clash of
notes which causes a very screechy noise which makes
the audience feel very uncomfortable.
There is then a gun shot which mite make the audience
jump but this is just to show that he has just killed this
It then comes to some dialouge and the killers voice has
been modified so its very deep and muffled, this adds to
the mystery of, who is this man?
The editing is very slow paced with the cutting to
begin with but when the killer approaches the victim
it speeds up and there is a lot more cuts.
It is in black and white, this could be because they
were trying to replicate there film like an old styled
The killer has all black on which instantly sends messages
to you that he is bad.
The Victim is wearing a white polo which could represent
his innocence and purity, in contrast to the killer.
The friend of the victim is wearing all black, which sends
mixed signals as im not too sure if she is good or if it is
just a red herring.
The places where they filmed were normal everyday
places like on a street, but they filmed the killing in a
playground, this could be to contrast the innocent
activities that usually occur in a playground compared to
From what I saw I am assuming that the film is
about a girl who’s friend has just been killed, for
reasons we don’t know, by this man called the
The mood of it is very unsafe. Before the killer
turned up the mood between the two people on the
phone was quite happy. When the Girl finds her
friend dead the mood becomes very confused and