SCENE ANALYSIS: Citizen Kane (1941) - Blocking

by mindonfilm

Filmmakers often position actors according to their relative position within a scene. In this video essay, mindonfilm analyzes a scene from Citizen Kane, unpacking Orson Welles decision to stage the mother, Mrs. Kane, in the center of the scene throughout.  

 

 

 

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