A2 FILM STUDIES
Formal / Stylistic Analysis of Case Study Films
The Director’s Visual Style
–Kassovitz’s use of visual style in La Haine
For this task you will work individually.
Scroll down to the Prezi on Matthieu Kassovitz in La Haine. Click through the path and
make notes on Kassovitz’s visu
al style in La Haine.
Haneke, Mierelles and Filho Mendonca
visual style in the Case Study films
For this task you will work in 3 groups
Each group will be given a director to focus on: Haneke, Mierelles or Filho Mendonca.
Making notes on your mind map, identify the following:
An overview of the director’s work or stylistic approach in his films
narrative techniques used in the film
recurrent themes throughout the film
use of camera,
use your notes from previous lessons, the reading and search the Internet to help you.
Documenting the directors’ visual style in the Case Study films
Now you have made detailed notes on your director’s style, you will document these in
a visual format.
Using the same structure as the mind map you made your notes on, make a prezi or powerpoint that documents your findings.
Give as much detail as possible, this will go onto the blog and will be used by the class for revision purposes.
YOU MUST COMPLETE ALL 3 TASKS IN SECTION ONE BY BREAK