Each of them is repeated three times. That is what the shots of his looking gloomily out from the window represent. The scenery seen from the windows changes: from the TV screen that he was only looking at blankly to his unavoidable destiny. When creating works with a theme of personal, earnest matter, we would be faced with an issue of abstraction, because an image would project the scene that I have experienced, but never capture the deep emotion that I have felt. Words of Arthur, from the final script of "Joker" 1. But you would be left with no impression because it is just blank there. The shot of Arthur in a vehicle taken from outside is also repeated three times in the same composition. Subway window at night symbolizing his deep despair that does not find any way out. This flash light is related to the next motif, too. It was difficult for me to think that they can deliver meanings more powerfully than languages can do. The pure white in a frame is so bright that your eyes would be caught with it. A few guys of the mob pull out Arthur in a faint from the broken window or the shattered screen. Repeated motif In classical music, the smallest unit of a melody is called a motif. the office door. And Arthur looking out from the vehicle window indicates that he is left out from his own life and the world. When he kicks it open, the pure white light emerges. When he suffocates her with a pillow to death, the sunlight comes in from the window behind his shoulders. Shots that deliver meanings more powerfully than languages In photographs and movies, composition and light are important elements that determine the nature of the scene. From alienation, despair, and to the dazzling dream. And until a little while ago it was like nobody ever saw me. What symbolized by the three motifs What is making these motifs noteworthy is that they indicate substantial meanings despite that the motifs themselves are not the building blocks of the story. A group of motifs will make the main melody called a theme. However, 'Joker' has proven that elements of an image can be a motif that has a more profound meaning than language can do, when it is structured carefully and precisely. Police car window through which he looks at the dazzles in the rioting town where a dazzling dream is about to begin, JOKER Warner Bros. The pure white on the screen symbolizes the freedom that he gains at the cost of despair. We already have loads of articles and information about this movie available. As if I were among the mob. And at the moment the dazzle seen from the window grows to burst, the screen that was isolating him from the world is shattered. We can find homages to a few specific movies of the era. Some important motifs may appear repeatedly in different forms throughout a composition. We consider what photographic images can express is just an indefinite impression. The movie made me realize that light and compositions can project meanings more explicitly than language can do. It completely knocked me down. But still, I was compelled to write something about it, because I was so deeply surprised and impressed as a photographer. They represent his fate that he could not get away from. Therefore, it tends to be avoided to allocate a large area to the pure white. When he was fired from the job, he gained freedom at the cost of despair. JOKER Warner Bros. Until I watched this movie, Joker. The halation of this light is also in pure white. The moment the movie started, it had me. Finally, he awakens and rises to the stage of the world, to his real life, as Joker, The King of Comedy. Moreover, the contrast throughout the movie is controlled low so as to induce the atmosphere in early 80s. We can find a few such significant shots in this movie, which can be called motifs in music. Let me say for now that these motifs characterize the evolvements in the internal world of Arthur, the main character. Even I didn't know if I really existed. At the moment he kicked open the door of the office building, the light outside shines pure white in the screen. I was completely wrong. He has swallowed another despair and gained freedom. Let me touch upon the references and homages in this movie, although many articles have already pointed them out. Accordingly, the brightness of highlight in this movie is also controlled lower than in average movies.
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The following are some of them; Taxi Driver.
Just a cartoon. It was so overwhelming. I have found three important motifs that repeatedly appear in 'Joker'. For one good hour, I could not find any words. The feeling of being left out from his own life.