Welcome to the blog of Rasam Production's Asa Newmarch (The Cinematographer), charting the evolution of the opening to the new feature film "Test Drive", jointly produced with Sam Pollock (The Director) and Rob Shaw (The Producer). You'll be able to see the final cut on YouTube [will be linked on a future day] as well as various short videos and vod/podcasts right here on this blog! Enjoy, and please feel free to comment/add suggestions!

Thursday, 13 January 2011

ALL - Deconstruction of 5ive Girls

5ive Girls ( Warren P Sonoda, 2006) 
Budget : $ 3 000 000 
Box Office : Not Available

  • Fence infront of school signifies it has very strict rules
  • Religious connotations (Catholic)
  • Old school building 
  • Bright light signifies purity 
  • Non-diegetic music adds tension 
  • Cross breaks which foreshadows events that are about to happen 
  • Lighting changes along with the music which becomes faster and sharper 
  • Girl wearing short skirt, long socks, white shirt and she has blonde hair
  • School girl is alone in a classroom signifies she is going to be killed 
  • Catholic school but girl draws the devil on a peice of paper
  • Close up of hand  on girls shoulder signifies they might be in a relationship 
  • Door slams and the girl is trapped 
  • Fire which signifies danger and the devil is reflected in girls eyes 
  • Everything turns normal again but the girl isnt there anymore 

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