Comparing Film Adaptations - Post your answers and analysis to Digication
What to look for
Sound effects, background noise in the scene (e.g., doors creaking, animal noises);
Soundtrack, music, voiceovers and other sounds put on over the scene.
What lines are emphasized? How are emotions conveyed?
What lines are noticeably cut or included?
(Settings, props, and costumes) Where is the scene taking place physically?
What do props and costumes tell us about the time period, about the characters and their
How long does the director stay with shots?
How often are there cuts and transitions?
When does the camera take the view of a character?
When are there close ups, long shots? To what effect?
The Big Questions:
What is the effect of each of these aspects on the scene?
How does each director establish a tone for the rest of the play?