Monster Essays - L’Atalante & Breathless Response Paper
L’Atalante & Breathless Response Paper
Unfortunately, I was not all that thrilled with L’Atalante. I would have liked to have been able to get a more in depth look into the characters lives before the start of the film. The first mate was very well developed, but the other characters seemed a bit ambiguous because of the deficiency of background information on them. Although it was an excellent example of “real” mise-en-scene, the lack of action led to my lack of interest.
One thing that helped me to recognize the “real” mise-en-scene of L’Atalante was the type of set used (if you can even call it a set). This movie used location shootin....