Plot Analysis of Short Movie "Selfie"

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Exercise 1. Plot analysis a. Setting: the movie begins with the sight of a man sitting lonely with his camera near the river bank in a breezing Valentine afternoon. He quietly watched many couples walking along the side of the river, talking happily together, hand-in-hand. b. Rising action: then, he suddenly saw a girl walking alone near the river. Curious, he quickly raised his camera towards her and saw that she was trying to persuade the passer-by to take her a picture with her phone, but she was ignored and became a bit frustrated, then she resorted to “selfie”. After that, the girl moved into many beautiful places, took her own pictures by herself and faked a smile in every single shot. She didn’t know that the man was following her and secretly taking pictures of her. c. Climax: the camera suddenly let out clicking voice indicated that the current memory card was full so he might run the risk of being unable to take any more pictures of the girl. Then he sat down and took out from his wallet another card which had a line “don’t delete” written on it. That card turned out to contain a lot of pictures and videos which reminded him of her ex-girlfriend and the time they spent together. And this meant that he was in the quandary whether keeping his happy memories with his ex or deleting them and moving on. He was confused, hesitated and noticed that the girl was then standing under a spectacular tower with some words inscribed on it “out of the mountain of despair – A stone of hope” and was about to walk away. It was kind of a incentive to him and he knew he didn’t have much time left to make a choice. Finally, he made up his mind, deleted all the content of his old memory card and went on following the girl. d. Falling action: when running after the girl, he saw that she came into a store and he decided to go to a photographic shop to print some…...

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