cutting on the action

photography and film – facts, ideas, values

FILM EDITING Analytic and constructive editing





Alfred Hitchcock’s Notorious [1946] – constructive editing in scene where Alicia infers she is being poisoned














Notorious-Part 9/10


Constructive Editing in Robert Bresson’s Pickpocket


A 12 minute video by David Bordwell


Borwell covers this in a post as well:


What happens between shots happens between your ears


Book Film Art: An Introduction
In collaboration with Kristin Thompson. Ninth edition, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2009.



November 8, 2012 - Posted by | constructive editing, David Bordwell | ,

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