Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools
Sections

Text Commentary

FILM: Nocturne - Opening Shot Optical Zoom
by Clifford Galiher `

This striking opening shot carries the viewer from the super-diegetic credits into the narrative. The transition from optical zoom to crane shot is not seamless (look for the shift around 0:27), helpfully delineating physical & optical components.

This Commentary is related to the following Clips:
FILM: Nocturne - Opening Shot Optical Zoom by Edwin L. Marin (1946) This striking opening shot carries the viewer from the super-diegetic credits into the narrative. The transition from optical zoom to crane shot is not seamless (look for the shift around 0:27), helpfully delineating physical & optical components.