Film Appreciation Chapter Five MJS 1310 Quiz Answers

Film Appreciation Chapter Five (MISE-EN-SCÈNE)

1. What is the literal meaning of the French phrase mise-en-scène? (staging a scene)

2. American Beauty (1999) uses color for symbolic emphasis. (True)

3. It is the combination of elements within the _________ that provides the overall meaning of the shot or scene. (frame)

4. The viewfinder is the border between what the filmmaker wants to see and everything else. (False)

5. Until the 1960s, actors in almost every kind of film, period or modern, were required to wear wigs. (True)

6. Traditionally, whether films took place in modern or historical settings, stars’ make-up invariably reflected the correct time period. (False)

7. During the studio years, hairstyles were based on modified modern looks rather than on the period authenticity favored in costuming. (True)

8. The setting of a film does not generally govern the design of the costumes. (False)

9. Onscreen space makes us aware of things outside of the frame. (False)

10. The better mise-en-scène fits the rest of the film’s elements, the more likely it is to be taken for granted. (True)

11. Today’s actors tend to play a wider variety of roles than they would have in the 1930s and 1940s. (True)

12. The creation of a movie’s mise-en-scène is nearly always the product of _________. (very detailed planning)


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