7th March 2016 – 12C Film


Visual Style:

Watch the Opening scene of Se7en again.

Opening Scene:


Answer the following questions:

  • What noir features are present in this opening?
  • What noir features are not present?
  • Why might this be?


In pairs/threes:

Divide these scenes between you.



Inside John Doe’s Appartment:






Make a presentation analysing one of these scenes in terms of their visual style.

  • What elements could be considered noir?
  • What elements cant?

Does the films visual style fit the definition of a Neo-Noir? Update your chart from last lesson. 



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