Mise-en-scène, Setting and Expressionism
In this video essay, David Monahan takes a look at one element of mis-en-scene that’s often taken for granted—setting. Using the early German Expressionist film, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, as a jumping off point, he illustrates how setting can contribute so much more than just a background for action.
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