DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2014.09.005
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Christos Dermentzopoulos, Thanassis Vassiliou

Abstract: One of the most important tools in film analysis is "segmentation", as defined by the major film theorist Christian Metz, with the help of the "great syntagmatic" (Grande Syntagmatique); an array, which will guarantee the classification of any kind of shot in any kind of film and its consequent decoding. The division into sections allowed a clinical approach of high validity, highlighting the hidden rhymes, the power of repetition, the underlying pulses of the film, "decoding", in a way, their soul; in essenc…

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