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Saturday, 8 January 2011

RM - Deconstruction of Hostel

Hostel (Eli Roth, 2005)
Budget: $4,500,000
US Takings: $47,277,326
UK Takings: £4,216,561
Dolby Digital    36 seconds then a warning about copyright
Screen Gems
LGF (Lions Gate Film)
Next Entertainment Raw Nerve
Company credits (except Dolby Digital and copyright warning) takes 40 seconds

Water dropping and the sound of scrubbing – but of what?
Shot of pipes with water dropping out of
Shot of Instruments – used for what? – and someone scrubbing a body, wall or wall in the background.
Foam running down a wall with an operation coat to the left of the shot – is the character a surgeon in his operating theatre.
A jar of water, red colour – diluted blood? – Scissors being cleaned in the jar – audience can hear the sound of metal on glass.
Water dripping down into a puddle of water, slowly stopping sound of water stops.
Blood being washed down a drain. Gurgling sounds to accompany the shot.
All shots above are close ups with a blurred background.
Long shot of a chair centered, looks like people can be strapped into it – key part of the film – door being closed with a squeaks – screen goes black.
Throughout the scene someone is whistling.
2 mins 11 seconds

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