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KUBRICK’S ‘A CLOCKWORKKUBRICK’S ‘A CLOCKWORK

ORANGE’ORANGE’

 The use of  The use of aa

tunnel settingtunnel setting

shows that it is anshows that it is an

unglamorous,unglamorous,

dimly lit urbandimly lit urban

location, which islocation, which is

a generic thrillera generic thriller

conveconvention. ntion. TheThe

tunnel is a verytunnel is a very

claustrophobicclaustrophobic

setting, helping tosetting, helping to

unnerve andunnerve and

build tensionbuild tension

 within the within the

audience.audience.

 There is a sort of There is a sort of

‘mob mentality’ in‘mob mentality’ in

 which  which thethe

‘vulnerable’ (drunk)‘vulnerable’ (drunk)

individuindividual al isis

attacked by aattacked by a

group. This helpsgroup. This helps

to build tension asto build tension as

it is obvious thatit is obvious that

something bad issomething bad is

going to happen,going to happen,

andand –  – enhanced byenhanced by

the shadothe shadowing ofwing of

the non-ambientthe non-ambient

chiaroscuro lightingchiaroscuro lighting

 –  –  makes the group makes the group

(droogs) seem(droogs) seem

callous andcallous and

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