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Camera shots of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

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Camera shots of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

  1. 1. Genre Signifiers We can tell this is an action film/adventure film because of the gunmen shown in the background to give us the effect war and violence. The castle also shows power, and tells the audience that whoever owns this has authority over everyone in the castle Mise-en-scene In this image, the lighting is very sinister and dark, giving the audience a hint that something bad is going to happen. Also by having the light shining behind the noose, draws the audiences attention towards the object that the camera is trying to focus on to show what is going to happen in the scene. The colour is also very dark and gloomy, to show the seriousness and the sadness created within this scene Camera Work In this shot, the camera is showing a close up of the noose to show the importance, impact and relevance of the noose in this scene. Camera Angles This shot is a low angle shot. This makes the noose look powerful with makes the audience feel nervous due to the link to death Sound In this scene, the sound is a drum roll. This is a juxtaposition because the music doesn't match the shot because a drum roll signifies a victory. Whereas a noose symbolise death Editing
  2. 2. Camera Work In this shot, the camera is showing a long shot of the pirates about to be hanged. This is used to show to power and the pressure of the men. The child in the centre is to show the innocence of the pirates and that maybe some of them were just in the wrong place at the wrong time. Camera Angles This shot is a high angle shot. This gives the impression of the pirates fear and as it zooms in its the fear and pressure building. The child is centre to make the audience feel sorry for the pirates and makes people believe that they don't deserve death.
  3. 3. Camera Work In this shot, the camera is showing a mid shot of the boy looking up at the noose. The way they have shot it make the noose seem bigger than the boy so its almost like its evil and its taunting the idea of death right in front of his face. Camera Angles This shot is a high angle. This gives the impression that the noose has power over the boy because the noose represents death. This makes the audience feel sorry for the boy because there is no hope for him.
  4. 4. Camera Work In this shot, the camera is showing a close up of the boys hands holding a coin. This is to show the unity of the pirates and that even if they get killed there will still be pirates in the world. It could also be seen as the greediness of the pirates and how they want to be rich and have abundance of treasure. Camera Angles This shot is a high angle shot. This is used to show how a small object can be so important to certain people. This make the audience feel sympathy for the pirates especially the boy since he is so young.
  5. 5. Camera Work In this shot, the camera is showing a long shot of the pirates and the gunmen. The pirates are on one side and the men on the other, this creates a conflict between them both that is clear for the audience to understand. Camera Angles This shot is a high angle shot. This gives the idea of the power the men have over the pirates. This is also shown by the shackles and chain the pirates are wearing. It makes the audience feel that the evil people are the men even though in most film pirates are seen as the baddies.

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