It is very difficult to understand the reality of the moment we are in. Over time, the boundaries of that moment become clearer, especially in our minds; Thus, a long long shot in which acting, camera movements, mise-en-scne, and many other elements move forward in real time, can fully reflect the ambiguity and complexity of reality. The relation of cinema to reality and real time that arises in the mind of the spectator has always been debated by audiences and theorists, because in the long run time cannot be manipulated or edited. Long Take, Sequence, or Long Take can evoke a sense of speed by following the characters, or portray the various emotions of human beings in a more realistic way.
In this article, we will go to the top 15 films that The use of long shots, often long ones, goes hand in hand with real time and presents reality in a more tangible way.
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- Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Irritu
- Cast: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts and
- Product: 2014
- Metacritic Score: 87 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: 7/7 out of 10
Inarritu is known for making such works as "Dog Love", "21 Grams" and "Babylon", but "Bradman", which won the Academy Award for Best Picture and many other awards, is one of the most outstanding films of several years. It is recent. Narrating the story of an actor who once played the role of a famous superhero and has now lost all credibility, the film skillfully critiques modern societies and populism, exposing his philosophical and introspective themes among the hidden layers of the narrative. Iniarrito cuts Bradman in several scenes, but most of the film is shot in a long shot due to its captivating atmosphere and strong atmosphere. For example, we can mention the main character (Reagan Thompson) going up and down the stairs of the theater; Where the camera moves behind Reagan without any cuts or cuts to familiarize the viewer with the space, environment and other characters. Or a sequence in which he walks down the street, caught up in a combination of fantasy and reality, between his present and his past.
Although this method may often be criticized, Bradman is still one of the best examples. Long Tick has been known in recent years.
- Director: Robert Altman
- Cast: Tim Robbins, Greta Skaki, Cynthia Stevenson, Peter Golger, Fred Ward, Sydney Pollack and
- Metacritic Score: 86 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: 7.5 out of 10
As the name implies, Altman is a hilarious Hollywood critique. Emphasizing the dependence of the movie industry (especially Hollywood) on shallow stories mixed with famous stars, happy endings, chase sequences, and, the actor shows how easily the audience can be deceived by this fascinating illusion. As a director of a Hollywood film studio, Griffin Mill (Tim Robbins) rejects hundreds of scripts a day. But one day, he is threatened with death by a screenwriter and suddenly finds himself in the middle of dark events.
Altman uses his technical skills to prepare a spectacular opening for the film, which in addition to The formation of narrative elements, one can clearly see his interest in the sequence and his tendencies to the technical aspects of cinema (along with skillful storytelling). Roger Ebert refers to Altman as a clever, playful, and completely contemporary work that portrays Hollywood decades in a metaphorical and shocking way.
13. Touch of Evil
- Director: Orson Welles
- Cast: Orson Welles, Charlton Heston, Janet Lee, Marlene Dietrich, Keenan Wayne and
- Metacritic Score: 99 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: 8 out of 10
"Evil" focuses on a case that, due to its importance and curiosity, causes Ramon Miguel Vargas, as a Mexican police officer, to give up his honeymoon and reveal the mysterious murder. Join American Detectives.
Orson Welles is known as one of the most technical classic filmmakers in the history of cinema, always inspired by his spectacular mezzanines, stunning camera and exemplary decoupage, which has inspired many directors. The film "Sign of Evil" begins with a memorable four-minute sequence in a long shot, crossing the technical limitations of cinema. The film's brilliant start also captures many of the hallmarks of the noir genre; Famftal (seductive, mysterious and influential women in noir films), bombs, horrific and vicious events in the dark streets and a detective.
From the light as well as the unique direction of Wales (especially in the long shots) becomes one of the most important works of the noir genre. Add to that the brilliant acting of the cast so that Orson Welles' enduring film is no less.
Four Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
- Director: Christian Mongio
- Actors: Anamaria Marinka, Laura Vasilio, Vlad Ivanov, Alexandro Potucci, Luminitsa Georgio and
- Product: 2007
- Metacritic Score: 97 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: > 9/7 out of 10
The second feature film by Romanian director Christian Mungio, from the very beginning of its release, attracted the attention of many audiences and critics due to its violent realism and minimalist aspects. Set in the 1980s and during the reign of Nikolai Ceausescu, the film's story is about a day in the life of a girl who is forced to have an illegal abortion.
Its dynamic filming technique and impressive screenplay minimize unnecessary detail. In this work, concepts such as solidarity, sacrifice, freedom, oppression and gender are conveyed with a realistic perspective. Munjio trusted the effects of this realism to such an extent that he did not need to use music throughout the film. Being in long sequences depicts everything in the most realistic way possible. Monsieur's enduring work competed at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival with major films such as "No Place for Old Men", "My Blue Nights" and "Zodiac", which eventually won the Palme d'Or.
11 . Movie 1917 (1917)
- Director: Sam Mendes
- Cast: George McKay, Dean-Charles Champon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth, Richard Madden and
- Product: > 2019
- Metacritic Score: 78 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: 8/3 out of 10
Long shot is an attractive phenomenon and can be used in different sequences and different cinematic genres. But the story becomes even more exciting when, in epic moments or horrific war situations, the camera keeps moving with the characters and moving in real time. With 1917, Sam Mendes won Best Picture and Best Director at the 77th Golden Globes. His acclaimed work takes the audience into the dark space of World War I.
Everything in 1917 revolves around time. Two British soldiers (Scofield and Blake) must convey a vital message to prevent the deaths of 1,600 soldiers against enemy forces. By creating a realistic atmosphere of World War I and the moment-by-moment significance of events, Sam Mendes has preferred the sequence so that the viewer is in this chaotic environment and does not notice the passage of time.
Roger Dickens as one of Known as the best cinematographers in the history of cinema, he has put a stone in this title. Also, the visual and audio features of "1917", which fully reflect the time, place and atmosphere of the war, prove once again the high talent and skill of Sam Mendes.
10. A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence
- Director: Roy Andersson
- Cast: Nice Westblum, Hoger Anderson, Victor Gillenberg and
- Product: 2014
- Metacritic Score: 81 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: 7 Of the 10
, 78-year-old Swedish Andersson is perhaps one of the most realistic filmmakers in cinema today. The last part of his "trinity of life" returned from Venice with the Golden Lion; "A Dove on a Branch to Reflect on Existence" is a film about full-fledged Andershon!
Imagine death for us. The Swedish director emphasizes the tragic comedy of this world through the exaggerated performances of the actors, the cool colors and the lifeless places.
Andershan certainly uses the long shot correctly; Because during the simple and deep questions of the characters of the world of his works about what life is and various other concepts, we must, without cutting and fragmenting, accompany their joyful despair, passivity and philosophical despair and ask ourselves the same questions. Confused faces, long silence, endless repetitions, and a kind of intense yet hilarious melancholy are constant features that you can always look for in Andersen's cinema.
- Director: Christie Puyo
- Actors: Bogdan Domitrake, Dana Dogaro, Mimi Branco and
- Product: 2016
- Metacritic Score: 82 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: 3.7 out of 10
The New Wave of Romanian Cinema "Siranvada" follows a dark narrative of contemporary Romanian society through personal relationships. In this film, Christie Poyo traps the audience in a family home and tries to portray concepts such as family, fidelity, marriage, religion and politics in an effective way. In doing so, the distance between his camera and the characters creates an intimate atmosphere that helps the viewer feel at home.
Puyo uses his professional directing and camera accompaniment. In real time, this story turns low-speed into a different experience. Ciranada has been described by critics as an important work that, with its limited and individualistic vision, targets large crowds but achieves its goals with admirable ingenuity, humor and patience. If you want to watch a different drama and take a look at Romanian cinema, this movie is the best place to start.
8. Eternity and a Day
- Director: Theo Angelopoulos
- Cast: Bruno Gantz, Isabel Renault, Fabrizio Bentivolio and
- Product: 1998/li>
- Metacritic Score: 80 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: 7/9 out of 10
"Eternity and a Day" is a film that tries to draw the narrow line between life and death. As a successful writer and winner of various literary awards, Alexander realizes that he is very short-lived and is enjoying the last days of his life. He prepares to leave his house near the beach and embrace his perpetual loneliness; Remembering his wife, mother, and the good old days.
Angelopoulos skillfully combines the past and the present, turning the concept of time into an abstract and bizarre phenomenon. This is where Long Tick comes to his aid to feel Alexander's life with the depths of our being and to get close to him by being fully present in some scenes. "Eternity and a Day" won the Palme d'Or at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival; The festival was chaired by Martin Scorsese.
With this film, the Greek Angelopoulos portrayed his devotion and interest in directors such as Andrei Tarkovsky and created one of the most poetic and enduring films in the history of cinema.>
7. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
- Director: Epichatpong Virastakol
- Actors: Thanapet Saisimar, Janjeira Pongupas, Natakarn Afiawonk, Sakda Kibuwadi and
- Product: 2010
- Metacritic Score: 87 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: 6/7 out of 10
The acclaimed composition of Virastacol did not leave the 2010 Cannes Film Festival empty-handed and won the Palme d'Or. "Uncle Bonmi Remembers His Past Lives" is like a strange and quiet dream. Boonmi, who spends all the last days of his life with his family due to inadequacy, in the heart of the film's bizarre story, questions the history of his country along with his politics, life and death and beliefs in the form of deep monologues.
Elements such as mystical events, ghosts, apes such as humans, Buddhism, and the issue of reincarnation are symbolically present in the heart of the film, but Virastacol also has much to say about directing. Watching this fantasy work, you will be invited to an incredibly strange and wonderful world. With sudden cuts, it conveys the desired feeling well. The film received rave reviews from critics. A critic of the Daily Telegraph sees Virastocol as a floating world between fantasy and reality, which is hardly like a movie. The Daily Telegraph also places "Uncle Bonami" as one of the best Asian films in the history of cinema by awarding him five full stars.
- Director: Gus Van Tradition
- Actors: Alex Frost, Elias McConnell, John Robinson, Eric Dolen and
- Product: 2003
- Metacritic Score: 70 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: 7/2 out of 10
- Director: Carlos Rigadas
- Cast: Alejandro Fertis, Magdalena Flores, Yolanda Villa, Rolando Hernandez and
- Product: 2002
- Metacritic Score: 76 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: 6/9 out of 10
"Japan" was named one of the Top 100 Movies of All Time by The Moving Arts Film Journal. After this film, Rigadas has made only four more works to date, which shows the inefficiency of this Mexican director.
4. The Sacrifice
- Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
- Actors: Erland Youssefsen, Susan Fleetwood, Alan Adwal, Gordon Gisladotir, Sean Voltaire and
- Product: 1986
- Metacritic Score: No information available
- IMDb to Movie Score: 8 out of 10
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- IMDb : 7/9 10
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