The Dynamic Frame: Camera Movement in Classical Hollywood

5.8 High Wall

The camera’s movements—tighter and tighter—underline the scene’s gradual upticks in intensity. We see the doctor, the patient, and the ever-shrinking space between them. The camera never looks through anyone’s eyes, and, indeed, its movements remain visibly machinelike, craning up and down several times. But the quality of mimicry remains, imitating Dr. Lorrison’s determination as she forces Steve to confront the truth.

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