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Pycho: Movie Analysis: Film Analysis Of Psyo

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Psycho: Film Analysis Just about everyone can voice their opinions on a film that viewed as we all do after leaving the theatre. It may be found to be useful when a friend or individual is interested in seeing the film themselves. However, I believe the only way that you could understand a film is by analyzing the film beyond the average person. When one begins to analyze they begin to develop an understanding of the film and may grow to love the film. The director Hitchcock is a fairly well known director. He has directed many different films from Vertigo to Psycho that are found to be popular with the viewers. In this paper I am going to analyze certain elements that spoke out to me during the film. Those elements that spoke to me the most during the film was the lighting techniques, camera movement, and symbols. The film starts off with the main character Marion not starting off on the right foot. Marion slipped into the dark side of being a human, which sometimes …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Opines that the only way to understand a film is by analyzing it beyond the average person. the lighting techniques, camera movement, and symbols spoke to them the most during the film.
  • Analyzes how marion slipped into the dark side of being a human and was stabbed to death. hitchcock planned this scene out well because the film is in black and white.
  • Analyzes how hitchcock used different techniques when it came to the different types of camera work, such as the panning techniques and the use of mirrors to evoke thought about the lack of privacy.
  • Analyzes how hitchcock used different lighting techniques throughout the film. the use of light and dark really comes into play when lila and sam are sitting down.
  • Analyzes the hidden meaning behind certain activities that the characters were involved in. they interpreted the shower as a way of getting away from the world and washing away her sins.

The first scene that caught my attention first was when Marion had arrived at the hotel and started to settle into the place she was staying. As she still has the money in her possession with fear that someone will find out and she will be in a great deal of trouble she goes to take a shower. From what I observed the shower that she was taking was not the normal shower that any general person take it appear that she was trying to release herself from something that was bothering her. I interpreted the shower that she took as a way of getting away from the world and washing away her sins and worries. As time passes by you can start to see her relax, but then suddenly the shower curtain is torn down and a knife is coming towards her direction. You cannot completely tell who is the person with the knife, but it appeared to be a woman standing

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