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#1 Saba Mazloum

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Posted 19 January 2008 - 01:03 AM

Hey guys,
I might be dpin a feature film that consists a lot of flash back scenes.
Could any one give me some film titles that has good amount of flash back scenes, so i can take a look at how then went about filming those scenes...

Thanks
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#2 Kevin Mastman

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Posted 19 January 2008 - 02:01 AM

The Butterfly Effect had some pretty crazy effects with flashbacks. Theres some really cool stuff in Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless mind. Those aren't necessarily flashbacks but the effect is similar.

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#3 David Mullen ASC

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Posted 19 January 2008 - 02:41 AM

"JFK" and "Nixon" are good references.
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#4 Saba Mazloum

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Posted 19 January 2008 - 11:55 AM

Thanks a lot guys, I'll check up on those films.
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#5 Leo Anthony Vale

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Posted 19 January 2008 - 03:49 PM

A couple of films which are full of flashbacks within flashbacks within flashbacks are 'Passage to Marsailles' and 'The Saragossa Manuscript'
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#6 Saba Mazloum

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Posted 19 January 2008 - 11:08 PM

A couple of films which are full of flashbacks within flashbacks within flashbacks are 'Passage to Marsailles' and 'The Saragossa Manuscript'


Hmm interesting.. thanks
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#7 Steve Phipps

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Posted 22 January 2008 - 05:33 AM

Two films that I think use a flashback device well are THE PAWNBROKER and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE. The latter, obviously, has that awesome pan.

I recently saw an episode of the BAND OF BROTHERS television series which used flashback quite a bit. The episode was CROSSROADS, and featured cuts from the protagonist writing an After Action Report to the battlefield event he is writing about, and later, between a personally "haunting experience" from that event and his R&R leave. I thought the episode was nicely constructed.

Depending on what you are doing, you also might be interested in the "Who Dunnit" type of flashback. MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS or LAST OF SHEILA, for example.

And there is also something like D.O.A. That narrative relies a little bit on flashbacks. :)
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#8 Vincent Sweeney

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Posted 22 January 2008 - 09:24 PM

It may be just as important to talk about how these will be used in the film. The sound and editing aspects with those flashbacks could change the way you think about them. Consider the possible set differences and color differences rather that getting stuck on some filter or post trick.
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