How A Quiet Place Creates Suspense - Opening Scene Breakdown

Thomas Flight breaks down the opening sequence of A Quiet Place, demonstrating how filmmaker John Krasinski uses minimal exposition to establish the world and builds tension and suspense from the very start of his 2018 thriller.

Building Tension & Suspense

Directing Openings & Endings

Scene Breakdown

Post-Apocalyptic & Dystopian Sci-Fi

Sci-Fi Horror

John Krasinski

A Quiet Place