The art in movies

by 21cstories


– The setting
– The scene – the play of light, angles and visual effect
– Characters and dialogues set in the above

Together, they create the visual equivalent of the literary effect.

It is story telling thru visuals. If done well, it is a novel in its visual, moving form. To understand the scene, think of its literary equivalent while watching – does the visual speak a similar artistic language?