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Department
Film Studies
Course
FILM 1000
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Winter

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Film Nov. 5   th Casandra Dana Alternatives to Narrative Construction Narrative : chain of events in cause­effect relationships (causality) occurring in time and space Narrative Form : Principles that organize the “story” Line of Action : a chain of cause­effect relationship in the narrative  (usually one main line of action) Plot Event : each event actually presented in the film (plot includes formal elements that help improve it) Motivation : important element of causality, all of the elements that activate a narrative and construct the  cause­effect relationship Psychological : relates to character Motivational : relates to genre conventions, ex. looking at the horror movie genre in order to replicate  character types Narration : the way in which a film distributes information to achieve specific events Narrator : agent who tells the story  Narration Forms :  Omniscient : when e know more than what every one of the characters know Restricted : when information is limited to what one character provides Mixed : when we know what the character knows but also when we know things s/he does not know,  additional information Closure : the degree to which all the events of the narrative are brought to  a meaningful conclusion Documentary Films ­Non­fiction film ­Represents actuality, depicting people and/or situations that exist or existed in the real wor
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