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Methodology for Film Analysis – The Role of Objects in Films

Revista Fronteiras. 2010. Vol. 12. No. 2. P. 105-115.
Gambarato R.

The focus of this essay is the analysis of daily objects as signs in films. Objects from everyday life acquire several functions in films: they can be solely used as scene objects or to support a particular film style. Other objects are specially chosen to translate a character’s interior state of mind or the filmmaker’s aesthetical or ethical commitment to narrative concepts. In order to understand such functions and commitments, I developed a methodology for film analysis which focuses on the objects. This research was developed at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, and it was supported by the Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Canada (DFAIT).