Representation in  London to Brighton LO:  To analyse how LTB uses the micro elements to represent the characters To intro...
The film Characters Casting costume Personality relationships Living with crime Macro analysis Micro analysis Key sequence...
How was LTB’s genre of social realism represented through the micro elements?
Social Realism conventions <ul><li>Realistic settings </li></ul><ul><li>Realistic events and situations </li></ul><ul><li>...
2 main Protagonists
2 main antagonists
PROPPS THEORY <ul><li>Spheres of Action:  Vladimir Propp states there are seven 'spheres of action' which characters can b...
HERO VILLAIN FALSE HERO HELPER PRINCESS DONOR DISPATCHER
<ul><li>Hero: Individual(s) who's quest is to restore the equilibrium. </li></ul><ul><li>Villain: Individual(s) who's task...
So Who is Who?  Does Propps theory apply? CHUM Duncan Allen Derek & Stuart Allen Kelly & Joanne
Character breakdown <ul><li>Age </li></ul><ul><li>Gender </li></ul><ul><li>Race – ethnicity </li></ul><ul><li>Class </li><...
Key scene analysis <ul><li>Watch the following scene – focus on your area and your 2 micro elements </li></ul><ul><li>How ...
HOMEWORK:  CHOICES <ul><li>Key turning points: </li></ul><ul><li>Which choices were made that drove the narrative forward?...
Main locations
NARRATIVE of LTB <ul><li>In pairs, discuss the narrative of the film </li></ul><ul><li>Linear or non-linear? </li></ul><ul...
The film Characters Casting costume Personality relationships Living with crime Macro analysis Micro analysis Key sequence...
Homework feedback <ul><li>What were the turning points in the film? </li></ul><ul><li>Which scenes were key in driving the...
Themes & Issues <ul><li>Child prositution / paedophilia </li></ul><ul><li>Prostitution </li></ul><ul><li>Life of crime - c...
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Ltb representation SECTION B

  1. 1. Representation in London to Brighton LO: To analyse how LTB uses the micro elements to represent the characters To introduce Propps character theory TASK: Who was your favourite character? Give at least 3 reasons
  2. 2. The film Characters Casting costume Personality relationships Living with crime Macro analysis Micro analysis Key sequences Representation Genre Narrative Key choices Background Other themes What does this tell the audience? Describe Location Does the film present a vision of Britain you are familiar with?
  3. 3. How was LTB’s genre of social realism represented through the micro elements?
  4. 4. Social Realism conventions <ul><li>Realistic settings </li></ul><ul><li>Realistic events and situations </li></ul><ul><li>Believable filming technique </li></ul><ul><li>Hard luck </li></ul><ul><li>Working class heroes </li></ul><ul><li>Economic hardship </li></ul><ul><li>Life’s struggles </li></ul><ul><li>Experiences of REAL Britons </li></ul><ul><li>Gritty style </li></ul><ul><li>Urban locations </li></ul>
  5. 5. 2 main Protagonists
  6. 6. 2 main antagonists
  7. 7. PROPPS THEORY <ul><li>Spheres of Action: Vladimir Propp states there are seven 'spheres of action' which characters can be well .... characterized to. These spheres are catergorised as the hero, villain, donor, helper, princess (though this can be exchanged for a prince), dispatcher and false hero. Not all spheres of action are needed to be addressed for a film as its also well to note characters can portray more than one sphere and vice versa, spheres can be composed of several characters. </li></ul><ul><li>Vladimir Propp seven spheres of action: </li></ul>
  8. 8. HERO VILLAIN FALSE HERO HELPER PRINCESS DONOR DISPATCHER
  9. 9. <ul><li>Hero: Individual(s) who's quest is to restore the equilibrium. </li></ul><ul><li>Villain: Individual(s) who's task is to disrupt the equilibrium. </li></ul><ul><li>Donor: Individual(s) who gives the hero(s) something, advice, information or an object. </li></ul><ul><li>Helper: Individual(s) who aids the hero(s) with their set task. </li></ul><ul><li>Princess (Prince): Individual(s) which need help, protecting and saving. </li></ul><ul><li>Dispatcher: Individual(s) who send the hero(s) on their quest. </li></ul><ul><li>False Hero: Individual(s) who set out to undermine the hero's quest by pretending to aid them. Often unmasked at the end of the film. </li></ul>
  10. 10. So Who is Who? Does Propps theory apply? CHUM Duncan Allen Derek & Stuart Allen Kelly & Joanne
  11. 11. Character breakdown <ul><li>Age </li></ul><ul><li>Gender </li></ul><ul><li>Race – ethnicity </li></ul><ul><li>Class </li></ul><ul><li>Lifestyle </li></ul>
  12. 12. Key scene analysis <ul><li>Watch the following scene – focus on your area and your 2 micro elements </li></ul><ul><li>How has _________ been represented? </li></ul>
  13. 13. HOMEWORK: CHOICES <ul><li>Key turning points: </li></ul><ul><li>Which choices were made that drove the narrative forward? (key scenes) </li></ul><ul><li>Come prepared to discuss this at the start of tomorrow’s lesson – have decided on the 3 key scenes to the film </li></ul>
  14. 14. Main locations
  15. 15. NARRATIVE of LTB <ul><li>In pairs, discuss the narrative of the film </li></ul><ul><li>Linear or non-linear? </li></ul><ul><li>Restricted or omniscient? </li></ul><ul><li>Open or closed ending? </li></ul><ul><li>Was it effective in evoking a strong audience response? </li></ul>
  16. 16. The film Characters Casting costume Personality relationships Living with crime Macro analysis Micro analysis Key sequences Representation Genre Narrative Key choices Background Other themes What does this tell the audience? Describe Location Does the film present a vision of Britain you are familiar with?
  17. 17. Homework feedback <ul><li>What were the turning points in the film? </li></ul><ul><li>Which scenes were key in driving the narrative forward? </li></ul>
  18. 18. Themes & Issues <ul><li>Child prositution / paedophilia </li></ul><ul><li>Prostitution </li></ul><ul><li>Life of crime - cycle </li></ul><ul><li>Greed </li></ul><ul><li>Poverty / Class </li></ul><ul><li>Hierarchical crime society </li></ul><ul><li>Abuse </li></ul><ul><li>Revenge </li></ul><ul><li>Survival </li></ul>How were these dealt with in the film? – What was the message? How were they represented?

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