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Emotion and Cognition: About Some Key-Figures in Films by Alan Clarke

Framed in medium close shot, a young skinhead–head shaven, the tatoo of a swastika on his forehead–stands up abruptly and moves towards the camera. Sustained by the movement of the apparatus, his body appears to be projected forward as if smashing into the viewer’s face. The actor’s aggressive body language is reinforced by the slightly lingering camera and the discordant punk music creating a visual choc, a moment of characteristic high tension in this opening sequence.

This post is in: Cinema and the Brain,Journal of Neuro-Aesthetic Theory #2 (2000-02)

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