Knight And Day Narrative

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Narrative filmmakers use different methods and techniques to portray their story. An audience of a film responds to cues of the film unconsciously which helps to create an understanding of the film. The manipulation of story order, duration and frequency of the film, which is a part of narration, can alter the experience of the viewers significantly; thus one has to take notice of all these factors to truly understand the narration. I will use the narrative film, Knight and Day to give an example of how the narration is developed. The plot of “Knight and Day” follows the chronological order. Aside from the infrequent flashbacks, the film does not side-track from the storyline: no “in medias res” or complex timeline. The film follows the plot…show more content…
Her liking towards Miller urged her to go fix herself and that again becomes a cause for Roy taking care of all the people on the plane including the pilots sent by the C.I.A. The shot going back and forth between Miller and Havens gives a comedic effect, while the man is fronting his life to death fight, she is debating how she could grasp the chance for this guy. In another example, the film flickers through Miller and Havens to show their different perspective. After her close-to-death experience, the viewers need the Haven’s point of view to understand how fearful and frightful she was. To view the narrative from the depth of story formation, it is interesting to note the “mental subjectivity” in the film. When Havens drinks the drug that Miller gave her that makes her go unconscious and dizzy, the camera purposefully wavers and gets unclear. One do not hear the character’s thoughts but one has the subjectivity portrayed through film techniques describing her mental state when she was drugged. The movie's portrayal of whenever the character is unconscious is interesting white screen repeating voices cuts by cuts different scenes depicting that the times flowing by while she is
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