Monday, 24 January 2011

The art of the sequence

Quantum of Solace

The structure of the title sequence of quantum solace is one with the titles over a blank screen, followed by the narrative opening.
Different types of camera shots were involved in this title sequence. A close up was used on the bullet when it was fired and also a close up was used on the gun used in firing it. Furthermore, a wide shot was used to capture the location of the title sequence.
Certain mise en scene that are involved in the title sequence gives it certain connotations. For example, the bullets in the title sequence connotes action, shooting, danger, thus preparing the audience for fast, action and shooting scenes. Also, the location of the opening was in some sort of desert place thus making the audience think that the location of the film is in a desert.

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