Wes Anderson & Mise-en-scene

by Gaming Oblivion

In this video essay, Evan Catlin discusses mise-en-scene, a term adapted from the theater to describe everything the audience sees onstage or in film, everything the audience sees and hears while watching a movie. In this video essay, Evan Catlin analyzes Wes Anderson’s approach to mise-en-scene including his iconic use of color, set design, framing and camera movements.


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Wes Anderson

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