need for speed
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NEED FOR speed
NEED FOR speedMotorsport Action Janvi Gokani
Industry InformationThe film was released in the year 2014It was directed by Scott WaughIt made $203.3 Million Box Office Awards 0
nARRATIVEFrom the opening I understood that the narrative is build from car racing in a competition by the extreme close up shot of the trophies and photos of the father and son. Furthermore it suggests the theme that life is difficult to win in as of the non diegetic voiceover.
pROTAGONISTThe protagonist Jack Rourke is not shown to the audience until the very end of the opening scene but we see the phots of him growing up therefore we can understand that he loved his childhood as he displays them.
PROPSIn the opening we see the main large prop of a car which presents the genre of motorsport action, this effective because you get an understanding that the film involves cars and racing.
seT AND lOCATIONSIn the opening it tells the audience that it is set in Mt Kisco NY in an establishing shot, therefore it signifies well known images to the audience which gives you an iconology of the location throughout the film. Also the set in the opening is in garage therefore reinforcing the theme of drag racing which encodes to the audience the idea of the genre.