Directed by Peter Weir
Viewing Sheet - Act Two – “The Build” ( 32 minutes)1.Describe hoe the Verbal techniques support how Truman is now feeling. Whyis he feeling this way?2.Describe his actions during this sequence.
Complete Truman’s quote: Maybe I'm being set up for something. You ever feel like that, Marlon? Like your whole life …..”4.Marlon says “That’s the “Big Guy.” Quite a paintbrush he’s got.” Explain theDramatic Irony of this line.5.What is Truman’s favourite show?6.How is the television programming chosen to influence Truman?7.What discovery does Truman make in the wedding photo album?8.Describe the Verbal technique used when Truman goes to the hospital. Whateffect does it have?9.How is the travel agency designed to put Truman off travelling?10.Why doesn’t Truman leave town by bus?11.What is the slogan on Truman’s car licence plate?12.What is the biggest challenge Truman faces when trying to escape by car?How does he overcome this?13.How does the production finally stop Truman from esacping?14.Quote Marlon’s response to Truman’s paranoid confession that starts “Whohasn’t….”15.Why do the producers choose to bring “Dad” back?16.The film cuts to Cristoff directing this scene. Why does he delay the Close Up?How has he used Verbal techniques to enhance the scene?