HomeWork #7

Jump cuts used by Jean-Luc-Goddard’s films especially in À Bout de Souffle added a stylistic choice to depict the entropic urban life of Paris. Jean-Luc-Goddard’s heavy use of jump cuts has influenced later directors to using this editing style to depict fast passed and hectic scenes. Old Boy by Park Chan-wook uses jump cuts in an early scene to depict the messy discordant actions of drunkenness by the protagonist Oh Dae-su.The jump cuts, cuts between scenes of discord from Oh Dae-su’s drunken antics, showing the mess of his drunken state through the use of jump cuts.

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