Watch the shot in Seven Samurai that starts 2:06:52. Discuss the mise-en-scène with the help of the frames in the file titled "Posting 2: Images". Use the terms and concepts introduced in class notes.
Start by describing the first frame. Pay special attention to the positioning of objects and actors, lighting, and depth of field.
Discuss the symbolic importance of these elements in the shot. Note especially the relationship between the characters.
Continue to describe the differences introduced in the second and third frames. How do the formal elements of the mise-en-scène convey messages specific to the scene and to the film?
Talk about these frame in terms of mise-en-scene. Not the plot summary, talk about in terms of light, shapes, lines, vision... describe the first frame and then the affect of change of mise-en-scene as you work through these 3 frames. 200-300 words. I will post the link of film later.posting_2__images__1_.pdf class_notes.docx