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How does the way the story is told affect your understanding of the characters?

Open response: Umberto D (1952) dir. Vittorio De SicaWhat did you think of the film?How does the way the story is told affect your understanding of the characters?Do you have a better sense of the meaning of the term neorealist after this? Of Italian cinema?
The journal is set-up as an open response assignment and you can choose to answer any of these questions or explore ideas of your own. Whatever you decide to focus on, try to stay focused on a clear idea and cite examples from the film to support your analysis. The journal entry should be about 2-3 pages (350-800 words). Be sure to edit and proofread carefully.

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Film

List the elements of mise-en-scène that you notice

Embed the stills into a Word document and below the image:
a) List the elements of mise-en-scène that you notice, and
b) Write a paragraph based on your observations as directed on pp. 22-23 of your text book.