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Music in Mean Streets

by Michelle Langford

Types of Film Sound – Music. Mean Streets is a good example of a film that uses music to create a rhythm in a film. By stopping the narrative for musical moments like this one, Scorsese creates a milieu, a sense of a way of life that surrounds the characters.

Music in Mean Streets

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Mean Streets, music used to create a milieu

from Mean Streets (1973)
Creator: Martin Scorsese
Posted by Michelle Langford