Monday, February 4, 2019
How Noyce Creates Empathy for the Main Characters in the Film: Rabbit P
Rabbit substantiation Fence is a great film based on the genuine tale and experiences of three young Aboriginal girls, molly, Gracie and Daisy, who were taken against their will from their families in Jigalong, Western Australia in 1931. The film puts a human face on the Stolen Generation, an event which categorized links between the government and Aborigines in Australia for a lot of the 20th century. The opening sequence of the Rabbit create Fence introduces you to the Aboriginal people. The scene begins with snow-covered writing on a black background which informs us of the situation in Australia in 1931 and the make it has had in Australia. This is followed by an aerial shot of Australia?s desert which is hot, vast, simple(a) and has no vegetation showing the audience the difficulty someone would cede trying to travel across this desert. Subsequently Molly?s articulation over begins, she tells us in simple sentences her story. there are subtitles because she negoti ation in her native tongue to represent Phillip Noyce?s respect for the Aboriginals. The screen, after tilting across the land stops at the small rabbit evidence fence, which gives the effect that there are and a few white people compared to the number of Aboriginals. Phillip Noyce then gives us shots of Molly in her prevalent environment. She looks happy, content and secure. There is a smile on her face and the excitation is high key. The focus is completely on her. She is then joined by her mother, Maud who explains about a bird flying over, which she calls the spirit bird. The bird symbolises freedom, role and Molly?s home. This part of the film also shows the affection Molly and her mother set about for each other. After that Molly?s all in all happy family is shown and Molly catches a go... ... tearing eyes because some freaky is checking her skin colour and judging her on that. After escaping, Molly decides the only way for the girls to reach their home is to follow the Rabbit Proof Fence. There are many shots of the barren landscape as Molly leads her junior sister Daisy and cousin Gracie to the fence. As they run to the fence the music is positive which reflects the character?s moods. When they reach the fence, the girls hold the fence just as Maud is doing so and there are jump shots between them, showing their vigorous connection to each other. The film conveys the feelings of the characters very(prenominal) well. Phillip Noyce uses lighting which always goes very well with the scenes even though he uses a lot of non-diegetic and polyphonous sounds. The film?s shots are always correct and seem to have a purpose and the editing is wonderful.