Mise-en-Scene II

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In this section, we continue our discussion of mise-en-scene. We will concentrate on performance, discuss different theories of acting, and the important role that actors' on-screen and off-screen images play in our understanding of the films they are in.

Assignment Due for this Session

Who is your favorite actor? Think about at least all of the films you have seen them perform in. What is it that you like about his/her performances? Do these performances differ from film to film? Are they consistent? Do you like some performances more than others? Comment below.