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    • Analyse “Unknown” Trailer. • What elements of a typical thriller does it have? • How is it constructed? Why will it appeal to an audience. • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlDfKb2SBA
    • “Unknown” 2011 A man awakens from a coma, only to discover that someone has taken on his identity and that no one, (not even his wife), believes him. With the help of a young woman, he sets out to prove who he is.
    • “Unknown” • • • • Director: Jaume Collet-Serra Writers: Oliver Butcher (screenplay), Stephen Cornwell (screenplay), and 1 more credit » • Stars: • Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger and January Jones
    • Budget / Box Office • • • • • • Budget: $30,000,000 (estimated) Opening Weekend: $21,856,389 (USA) (20 February 2011) Gross: $130,786,397 (Worldwide) (12 May 2011)
    • Key scenes of tension • Film has essential characteristic of a good thriller - moments of high tension. • EG. The hospital scene reaching for scissors leading to murder. 1. Soundtrack effective – disorientating sounds 2. Use of close up. 3. Fast editing leading up to the escape.
    • The Club Scene. • Scene effective because: • Loud booming soundtrack – disorientating and threatening • Screen dark – only shadows – indistinct – the viewer shares the main character’s confusion.
    • Well worth a watch. • Watch and add to your blog. • Anything you can analyse / comment on? • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXXM_2P k79Y
    • The McGuffin • Prince Shalla – world food! • This provides the basis of the story but the viewer is only interested in Liam Neeson’s character.
    • The car chase • http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1401152/ The link above will take you to the IMDB. Scroll down – clip 2. • Watch the scene a few times. Analyse how it has been filmed and why it is effective. Look for editing speed, sound, lighting, camera angle etc. Put detailed analysis on your blog.
    • Liam Neeson Interview • Anything of interest to add to your blog? • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etBzcY6hJ Ak