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Should You Use Dutch Angles in Your Films? (Answer: Yes, But...)
Sam Peckinpah (American western & controversial film director: The Wild Bunch , The Ballad of Cable Hogue , Straw Dogs , Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid , Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia ).
Sunset Boulevard is an eloquent take on the tragedy of stardom and those who claw to get it. It is classic film noir from one of the best directors of the genre: Billy Wilder. Film noir is notoriously hard to define. I would define it by the style and mise en scene: the lighting, shadows cast on a flawed hero through venetian blinds as we hear his voice off-screen narrating his troubles, the Dutch angle, and an ending that is much more true-to-life than in movies that came before it. Film…