Star Wars - The Art Of The Death Scene
by The Closer Look
In this video essay, The Closer Look embarks on a case study of Han Solo’s death scene from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Tracking J.J. Abram’s use of color, shot selection, tension, character development, and foreshadowing throughout the film, The Closer Look demonstrates how this iconic death scene was constructed to deliver maximal emotional impact.
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