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Airport Case Study »

Viki Walden | Tuesday September 13, 2011

Categories: GCSE, Films & Case Studies, Hollywood Films, Airport, Genres & Case Studies, Disaster, Hot Entries

Paper 1 | Disaster Movies Case Study | Airport

Analysing Genre Codes and Conventions

Mise-en-Scene [Costumes, Props and Setting]


The action of the landing sequence takes place mostly on the airplane, this means the space is limited and so the audience feel imprisoned and claustrophobic, like the characters. This helps to build tension.

However, other scenes happen in the control room, on the ground and inside snow control. These settings are official, characters use radios to communicate with each other, the clinical, plain appearance of the locations represents that these...

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