Conventions of the thriller genre

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  • Conventions of the thriller genre

    1. 1. Conventions ofthe thriller genre
    2. 2. The thriller includes a wide range of films but it is possible to identifysome characteristics
    3. 3. The aim of the thriller is to create suspense andexcitement for the audience
    4. 4. The thriller film often uses thebusy streets and environment of is usually urban or suburban areas
    5. 5. The narrative revolves aroundthe investigation of an enigma or
    6. 6. The hero is the only personable to solve the enigma and reveal the truth
    7. 7. Violence is central to most thriller films as well as
    8. 8. It often reveals the workingsof particular institutions suchas the police, the army or the government
    9. 9. There will be a rational ratherthan supernatural explanation of the puzzle
    10. 10. The hero and villain,although on opposing sides, share some
    11. 11. The thriller centreson injustice in societybut solves thesewrongs
    12. 12. The hero is often an outsider,isolated secretive but moral
    13. 13. The enigma ofthe narrative willbe solved by the

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