Storytelling Through the Mise En Scene in The Film the Grand Budapest Hotel

Deddy Kurniawan

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This study aims to analyze the film The Grand Budapest hotel from the mise en scene aspect applied in the film. Mise en scene to be analyzed in this film includes: property settings, wardrobe, makeup, and lighting. The method used in this research is a qualitative method with a content analysis approach, namely mentioning the mise en scene aspects of the film The Grand Budapest Hotel descriptively and then analyzing the impression that the film creates. The results obtained from this study are wardrobe selection, lighting arrangement and proper property settings that will produce a great films from cinematic and narrative aspects. Researchers hope that this research can provide a general description of the mise en scene and the aspects of the costume, lighting and property design of The Grand Budapest hotel. The conclusion of this research is that the use of mise en scene in the film The Grand Budapest Hotel is very good in terms of costumes, lighting and property design, so that the narrative and message in the film can be conveyed well to the audience. The costumes used give the impression of harmony between costume design and property design, property design gives the impression of unity between scenes and other scenes and the last is the lighting arrangement that combines low key and high key techniques to give the impression of a deep emotional change in a scene.

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