1 The film opens with a wide shot of
1.1 This lets the audience understand where the
beginning of the film is set.
1.1.1 Waves can be represented as calm and soothing,
however, the waves that have been used are violent and big which
foreshadows what is going to happen within the film.
126.96.36.199 The audience is also able to hear the crashing of the
waves which has been enchanced to make the audience
wonder why this setting has been used and so they never
know what's going to happen next.
188.8.131.52.1 The lighting that has been used is dull and grey which
implies to the audience that something bad/violent might
2 The audience then see a close up shot of a man's face, the audience can see that the
man has been made to look as though he has been beaten up by the use of make up.
2.1 An eye line shot has then been used so that the audience is able to
see that the character is looking at two young children playing on the
beach, this represents innocence
2.1.1 A focus pull has also been used in this shot to show that the
man is disorientated and passed out.
3 A low angled shot and a high angled shot have
3.1 This low angled shot show a man who's wearing grey uniform looking over
the body of man on the beach. A high angled shot has been used as an eye
line shot to show the officer looking at the gun that the man had hidden on his back.
3.1.1 The grey uniform show that the man has to be respected and that he has
authority. He is also holding a gun which shows that he has a lot of power
and that his a higher member of society.
3.1.2 The use of the gun on the man has hidden on his back shows that he has
to protect himself and that he takes risks.
4 Through out the opening scene subtitles have been used
4.1 This emphasises the fact that they are in a different
country and that their main language isn't English. It also
means that we are able to hear and see what they are
saying which means that the audience is able to
understand what is going on. This means that the
audience feels that its realistic and can get a proper feel of
how the characters are feeling.
5 A wide shot is used to show
that audience the setting of
where the man has been
5.1 With this shot we see that there is a man
sitting facing away from the camera, however,
he is sitting at the top of the table and has
people talking to him about the man that was
found on the beach.
5.1.1 This suggests to the audience that he has power but that he may not be a nice
character. Also it show that he has importance to the story as the audience
have to wait until we see he face. This has been done on purpose through
editing so that it creates suspence and tension within the scene