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My chosen Book has a film

I've only now found that My book, "Rebecca" was made into a film in the 1940's directed by  Alfred Hitchcock.
The screenshots I've seen have shown me exactly what I thought of various discriptions  of the house, the drive... Its refreshing and has me toggoling between having the concept outside or inside..

An interesting uncanny picture of Rebecca.


Repulsion directed by Roman Polanski 1965.

"Left alone when her sister goes on vacation, a sexually repressed young beauty goes insane with surreal fantasies of seduction and rape."

The movie, despite following female characters, brings for a stereotype of men and carry's it out throught the entire movie.

"You'll have to take a cab, i'll ring you".
They constantly show up the male behaviour as something repulsive, after the fornication the younger sister had to endure hearing the other night the man now leaves in a hurry, almost treats the girl he slept with as a 'booty call' just hands her money for a cab. "he's married too"

All the men in the movie act "repulsively" men cat calling/ talking obscienaties, a man followed her from a bar and sat staring at her, a complete stranger, he even touched her hair and hand, no respect for boundries.

The younger sister in sevral parts of the film behaves in a ocd like manner, making it obviosuly clear she's whipping away idirt or would rather not touch something, like when she came home to see some man's' hygine utensils in her personal bathroom cup, you could see her dreading touching the object if only to move it.
"bloody men" i thought this one was different they are such pigs" "why are they so filthy". (only to have her run back to him)

there must be some significance to the recurring scene when she walks to and from work, 1st time she goes by men populate that sector ,2nd time they are no where to be scene possible hidden meaning, maybe the men actually aren't there and its her mind playing tricks activated by her sisters temporary boyfriend.

This movie's trait seems o be the back of people, we following along our protagonist from behind,  we long to see her face.

At a point she stares of into the kitchen mentioning a "crack needs to be fixed" yet we do not see the crack, untill she's walking to work and stops by one making us associate this crack with the one we couldn't see.

"how did you get on with little miss muffet" "maybe you should try the sister" like its a game for fun, or they are 'window shopping'. The men are protrayed as animals in clothes.

The only men who seemingly aren't chasing tail are the ones preoccupied with somethng else i.e music, we see a band crossing the street.

I do believe the names of the characters is kept secret.

After the guy kissed her we see wipe her mouth visciously against her wrist, its now that we realise the movie is to do with her repulsition against men.

As a final straw she see's the otherman's utensils in her cup, she just throuws it away.

The intresting thing in this movie that this is happening to french lass's and sterotypicaly its the french we associate with lust/romance, yet she, the unammed blonde goes against all that.                                                                                 

The poor younger sister is sumbmitted to a repatance of disgust by her sister, every other night the sounds of sex through the wall, which is later greeted by her sisters upset over the same guy.(she is trypically co dependent.)
This creates a bad association with the male gender.

There are many shots in the movie where tensions is left if it where a picture, many scenes where we see the character looking off into the distance without knowing what they are looking.

Theres a point where she goes on to talk about a "crack need to be mended". as she looks into the direction, however the viewer is stuck looking at her, not what she see's creating a feeling like we've missed out .

Not soon after when she's walking down the street do we see a crack, which automatically gets linked with the crack we originally couldn't see.

This movie and the company of wolves have many simularities, with the older wiser lady giving advice about men, which is normally to stay away from them.

"Theres only one way to deal with men, treat them as though you dont give a damn about them.
Theres only one thing they want, and I'll never know why they make such a fuss about it but they do.  The more you make them beg for it the happier they are".

"There all the same just like children, they want to be spanked then given a treat".

Resaerch: Influence map

My research I:M

Looking at people like Dan Escobar.. (hopefully its not too of topic),  Damian Loeb, 

loic zimmerman, Edward Hopper, Mike Kelley, Don McCullin

Chosen Book for the project: Rebecca

I've had this book since year 10  (secondary school 2007) namely because we were told we could request books for the library to keep but they would put our names in them as  memorabilia.

I however have my book as it has my name, but I've never really read this book until today.
I was searching the brief for possibly books I could read, then I looked to my self and thought "Maybe this when this book comes in handy".

After I read the front page I realised It should be more than enough to generate ideas for this unit

Maya Street

It was a long grueling battle but I prevailed, Take that Maya >.>

The Haunting

The Haunting Directed by Robert wise, 1963

The opening scene was almost like a painting the clouds in the sky were still, the house was shrouded in such a shadow it was only a silhouette, the only thing you could see clearly were the shrubs below. A male narrator explained the house's history.
At several parts of the film only one light would be on, or would turn when the viewer knows there is none of the characters we were introduced in there.
Several shots were ambiguous. We see one of the tenant's carers caring up some rope on a silver platter, ever so neat.
Present was also a strange backward foreshadowing in the way the last tenant died, in her last attempt to get help using her cane via knocking on the wall; Elanor and the others found a statue of the first owners and whilst they jokingly compared themselves to the characters, they seemed to either prove correct, or doom themselves, as Theo called Elanor the house carer, who incidentally killed her mother the same way she killed the 'the little girl'. 

Throughout the story we see signs that Elanor is, unstable, naive and child like. The room we first see her in is all dolled up and seems overall cutesy, through the arguing with her sister he appears to behave like her mother, a music box plays through out, she even gets teased by her sister's daughter, who incidentally does nothing about that.

To indicate the House was bad, the gates and most of the house's exterior was spiky, the house was also given human attributes"Its watching me" with that said we are shown all the windows, making the windows the eyes and the main door the mouth. slightly changing the "Eyes being the window to the soul".
She later goes on to call the house he whenever she got frustrated enough. 

Many different camera angles where used or as Elanor said "All the angles are slightly off"  in a successful attempt to disorient the viewer and make them feel what the characters are possibly feeling as it "Distorts the entire house". A present noticeable thing in the movie is the importance of women, all except maybe 2 of the statues were women, of what importance is unsure however like many of things made by man, the male figure is seen nowhere as important as the female, in a strange turnabout it has become the dominant. 

one of the many interesting after thoughts of the movie is after seeing the writing on the wall "Help Elanor come home" you realise that it appears the house is asking her to become one with the house, i.e. this is where she belongs. 

Its only once we get to the end of this story do we hear a narrator for the house again, but unlike the first time we meet it it has a female voice, it has Elanor's voice... leading us to believe that the first narrator we heard wasn't only a narrator but a someone who was killed and absorbed by the house..

Concept 3

I m constantly conserned that I may overdu things, especilly on this piece about both the fog and lines~

Altered version final

Influence Map 3

The Men in the Moon Research

My research went all the way from reading the three extracts provided for the book:

.watching the BBC version of the first men in the moon and taking note of how they created the world.
.I looked at arists who were present when the book came out in 1901.

.I looked at cave's that were relevant to my view of the cave, and found a Mexican cave called the Naiva cave.

I also made Influence Maps(1)(2)(3) which helped my designs on each of the extracts I read.