Star Wars - The Art Of The Death Scene 

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.  

 

 

 

The Closer Look

Videos: 41


Harrison Ford


Killing Off Your Characters


Episode VII: The Force Awakens


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J.J. Abrams


Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens