Write a one-paragraph formal analysis of a sequence from one of the following films we have studied in class:

Use the checklist provided in Writing About Movies, on pages 39–50, and refer to two elements of film form:


Here is the example I did using a sequence from the film Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961).

The party scene in Holly’s apartment from Breakfast at Tiffany’s is a collection of gags to show the eccentricities of each of the partygoers. The editing divides the scene into brief shots, usually about ten seconds, that shows a caricature of the partygoers and then cuts to the next another shot of another partygoer. The cinematography of each shot is framed in as a close up. The sound in the scene consists of a din of outrageous conversations, most of which are indistinct, accompanied by the Henry Mancini diegetic score.