Quentin Tarantino & The Close-Up Shot

In this video essay, Akshay Pradeep examines what we can learn from the way Quentin Tarantino uses close-up shots in his films. Highlighting Tarantino’s frequent use of telephoto lenses for closeups on actors, Pradeep illustrates how this technique separates characters from their background and generates empathy from the audience.


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Quentin Tarantino: Style & Technique


Quentin Tarantino