Essay about Media G322 Coming down the mountain
In this clip, the representational issue of disability is displayed through the juxtaposition of Ben, who is mentally disabled and his brother, who is able and seen to be more mature and responsible. The whole clip demonstrates continuity editing as each scene is followed by another creating a sense of reality and time moving forward.
The lighting throughout the whole clip was fairly similar; it was slightly dull and dim which perhaps reflects David’s emotions of misery and tiresome because of the great amount of responsibility he has. In contrast there were some parts where the lighting was slightly brighter when focused on Ben and this indicates positivity and innocence of Ben.
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Afterwards, it cuts to the outside of their flat. This is significant as it indicates that the characters are from a relatively average family which creates sympathy towards David as they may not have the best living standards making it more difficult for him because he has look after his brother and do everything himself instead of hiring someone to look after Ben. We are introduced to the scene with again, non-diegetic sound of a sound track saying “wouldn’t it be nice if we…” suggesting how David may wish to have an easier life without having the responsibility of looking after his disabled brother. It then immediately reveals a close up shot of Ben who is seen to be staring at the food on his spoon with his mouth