a reference within a film to another source (religious, literary, cinematic, historical)
Auteur Policy (Theory)
auteur - author. director as controlling force in a film, all works can be related in stle, technique & film (Lars Von Trier, Terrence Mallick)
Appearance of flow of events. Standard Hollywood editing practices of hiding facts that film scenes are built up out of shots.
cutting between two or more independent lines of action to show relationship
Fantasy and distortion in sets, editing, lighting, and costumes used as a means of coveying the inner feelings of both filmmaker and characters, in contrast to an objective representation.
Term used to describe those elements of the film image placed before the camera and in relation to it, rather than to the process of editing that occurs after the interaction between camera and subject.
a subject, idea, object, phrase, musical passage, film technique, or color that reappears throughout a work to form a definite pattern that imposes itself upon the viewer's awareness and thus takes on symbolic significance.