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Set up and pay-off creates dramatics into film.

 In the film, something is at first set up and later on redeemed.
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Set up

Anton Chekhov has said:

"If there is a rifle on the wall in the first act, it must be shot with before the last act".

In the film, as well, there is no use presenting events or props without a meaning.

Set up is used to present the elements to create dramatics into the film. With visual or auditive set ups the events or things are, in a way, charged with meanings having to do with the story.

See an example of "The Tough Ones" ("Häjyt"): how the hearing aid is set up and redeemed in the story.


Aleksi Bardy: Häjyt. kuvauskäsikirjoitus.


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