Movie Analysis: New Moon from the Twilight Saga

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Analyzing The Film: Twilight New Moon
Introduction to Film Studies
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In the movie New Moon the mise-en-scéne is about a women named Bella who has survived an attack on her life and she is torn by love between two man but they aren't average men. When Bella goes to celebrate her birthday with her love Edward's family but Edward's family who are vampires and cut her finger and she was attacked by members of his family. Edward decides that it isn't safe for Bella to be with him so he tells her to stay away. Bella heartbroken goes to the comfort of her friend Jacob so she can be reckless because when she reckless she see and hears Edward's voice. When she is in her reckless period she starts having feeling for Jacob.

While That Bella just doing dangerous stuff to hurt Edward. The filmmaker shows Bella drawn out depression from losing her love and shows the pain and suffering that she is going threw the seasons and months. He show the progression of her depression. Once Bella realized that if she did stuff dangerous that she would see a flash of Edward telling her to stop it's not safe.

Even though undefined, The editing of this film made it seem more realistic and more believable. Like in the cliff diving scenes, the water as seen as an bird's eye view. The scene looks like a bad photo shot but I think it makes it look more realistic and more creepy. Also like in the scene when Alice is inviting Bella to the party but then you see Jasper trying to use mind control on Bella but it is stated that vampires powers don't affect Bella, but in this scene I think it's kind of cute that Jasper is trying to convince Bella to go to her own party. I don't think it was made to look like Jasper was using his power, I think it was more of him making her feel uncomfortable until she said yes.

The music in this film allowed to kind of feel the heart beat of the character or feel their anticipation. The song "The Violet...
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