"Having fun with the long take"

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    Abstract

    This article discusses the long take as a strategy for eliciting comic reactions. By means of various examples drawn primarily from the history of cinema the article presents six comic long take staging strategies.
    Original languageDanish
    Journal16:9
    Issue21
    Number of pages9
    ISSN1603-5194
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

    Keywords

    • long take, comedy, buster keaton, roy andersson, napoleon dynamite
    • wes anderson, Week end (1967), Jean-Luc Godard
    • Gerry (2002), the office, ricky gervais
    • Jim Jarmusch, Stranger Than Paradise

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