Nonlinear editing and storytelling use the advances in editing from a linear process to a nonlinear process and applies them to the process of storytelling (Dancyger, 2007) and major way this it used in Snatch (2000) is by not having one main character but by having four main groups of characters who the film follows through out. With having four groups of characters the introduction of these character represent a challenge as the audience is introduced to a large number of people quickly into the film. The use of transitions at both the beginning of the film and throughout the film to bring the story together and tie each group of character together allows fo...
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... pacing and editing of dialog scenes and use of nonlinear play back of time allow for the editing of Snatch (2000) to tell a nonlinear story in a fast paced way. The uses of different transitions throughout the film allow for the different groups of characters to interact with each other in both a direct and non-direct manner as to have overlap of every character in the film. The use of pacing and editing in dialog scene allowed for the audience to be reminded of the connection between different sets of characters.
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Reisz , K. & Millar, G., 2010. The Technique of Film Editing. Oxford: Taylor & Framis.
Snatch. 2000. [Film] Directed by Guy Ritchie. s.l.: s.n.
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