Santa Barbara Violation of Narrative Expectations in the Frank Film Discussion
In a one-half page long essay, address the following: In the introduction to the avant garde film category, it’s noted that such films offer alternatives to the classical Hollywood model of narrative filmmaking. Choose one of the avant garde films listed below and, based on your careful viewing, cite specific examples of how your chosen film “plays” with narrative (i.e., story). That is, how does the film seem to promise a character-based, causally oriented narrative? –and, how does it violate your narrative expectations?