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SCOD - View from the front porch


Nov 12 2012, 4:35pm

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Hello! My first SCOD!

Eowyn has just run away from Wormtongue to enjoy the lovely view from the front porch of the Golden Hall.

Feel free to answer any, all or none of these questions:

1) How well does this image portray what Eowyn is feeling? Do you think it would convey the same sort of emotion if you didnít know the context?

2) We can see huge swathes of the plains of Rohan in this shot. Is this how you think the environs of Rohanís capital city Ė and Rohan in general Ė should look? Do you think it looks a little empty? (For instance, there donít appear to be any crops a-growing anywhere in this shot)

3) The flag is shown just as it starts to fly away from Eowyn here. Do you like what the writers did with that?

4) Music question! Through this scene (from Eowyn first running out of the room) we have what seem to be the first proper statements of Eowynís and Rohanís themes. Any comments on the use of the themes and the audience's first impressions of them? Are they important in conveying the emotion of the scene?

(The music is approximately from 2:42-3:51 on "Edoras", Disc 2 Track 1 on the Complete Recordings (A slightly shortened version is 0:36-1:35 on "The King Of The Golden Hall" from the OST). Here is a clickable youtube link to the appropriate time on the track.)

5) Any further comments?

Subject User Time
SCOD - View from the front porch FlyingSerkis Send a private message to FlyingSerkis Nov 12 2012, 4:35pm
    very memorable moment Escapist Send a private message to Escapist Nov 12 2012, 4:53pm
    a quick response Magpie Send a private message to Magpie Nov 12 2012, 5:04pm
    A great shot Shelob'sAppetite Send a private message to Shelob'sAppetite Nov 12 2012, 10:07pm
    Love this shot! zarabia Send a private message to zarabia Nov 13 2012, 3:18am
    I was so gutted that they cut my scene Starling Send a private message to Starling Nov 13 2012, 6:00am
    One of the absolutely perfect moments in all the films starlesswinter Send a private message to starlesswinter Nov 13 2012, 6:01am


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