Analysis of Audiences Audiences of Shutter Island The audience for Shutter Island would be a wider, mature audience as the narrative of the film is thought-provoking and almost like puzzle putting all the pieces together. The campaign and advertisements also target Physiological thriller movie-lovers as it addresses the mental health of a man who is caught up in his own insanity. The success of the film is also based on the use of well known actors such as Leonardo Dicaprio and Mark Ruffall which also plays apart in the capturing of audiences .
What Makes A Film Successful? In this case, The director ‘Martin Scorcese’ plays a big part in the films success as he well known and loved for his intake in film with many successful films such as Goodfellas and Casino, however has proven to be excellent in also making Thriller genre based films. Martin Scorcese The use of well known actors – in this case Leonardo DiCaprio who is known for his talent as well as his sex appeal and good looks. This also helps with the success of the films as people are familiar with the actor and associate his acting skills from previous films he has taken part in. Leonardo DiCaprio
Fan Base Again, touching on the success of the film Leonardo DiCaprio has a strong female fan base. The fans are the people who make the film what it is… Shutter Island was voted most suspenseful film of 2010 after Inception which also ironically featured Leonardo DiCaprio. Social Networking Sites such as also play a huge part in the films advertisement success as people will recommend films.