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Canted framing in The River

by Oliver Gaycken

The use of canted framing in this clip is quite brief; it consists of a single shot (that of the transformer). Here, canting is not related to an attempt to render psychological interiority. Instead, it is used to create a more dynamic framing.

Canted framing in The River

Canted framing in The River

from The River (1938)
Creator: Pare Lorentz
Distributor: Farm Security Administration
Posted by Oliver Gaycken
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