It elaborates intricately on how a certain movie’s focal points and highlights and true intentions and how the very core embodiment of it be lavishly and be imparted to every moviegoer’s appeal and broad understanding. It strives to inculcate by the means of elaborate and situational imagery and impacts to the movie-viewing public. It aims to teaches people how to appreciate, how to understand and how to relate to a movie down to its tiniest details. Capturing people’s fancies and interest, making them relate themselves and their lives and day-to-day lifestyles to a movie’s sound score, a movie’s larger-than-life CGI and sound effects, the movies themes and most of the time gripping scenes, and even the actor’s portrayal of a character, and most of all it aims to probe deep in the heart of every movie going, capturing their very emotions and making them fall in love down to the smallest aspect and details of a particular film.
Structuralist Film Theory come to light from the existence of Structuralism, from which it has initially originated. Structuralist Film Theory, ever since it began to flourish, it has become widespread in it’s constant enhancements and usage in the industry of filmmaking. This concept, this Structuralist Film Theory, adds more prominence on any movie that uses this particular approach.
Structuralist Film Theory is a theory that aims to give the movie-goers a taste of what a film of any genre is all about. To present the very essence of a film, making the viewing public realize and understand the potential and the very core significance of a film, presenting a film in structures that can makes the movie-goers easily adapt into by means of the usage of structural techniques such as movie elements that effortlessly grabs the curiosity and attention of an individual or a group of people mostly as a whole, to make a moviegoer see how a movie is all about not just through his or her eyes but also through his or her perusing mind and human understanding. Structuralist Film Theory desires to make it known that a movie is not just a mere film flickering in the silver screen of a cinema house but also at par a much broader reflection of the daily life of every individual of all ages, ranks and race, in short, every single person in all aspects of life.
Structuralist Film Theory – Through the Olive Trees
Through The Olive Trees is a film directed, produced and written by Abbas Kiarostami and was released on February 17, 1995. The movie plot and theme with equivocal end revolves around a stone-mason who becomes an actor portrayed by Hossein Rezai. Behind the camera he proposed to his leading lady, but the relatives of the girl disapproves of him because of his poor lifestyle thus making the girl dodge away from him even during film shooting. Apparently the girl got confused between “acting” and what is “real”. The situation reached their director who counseled him but conflict arises as he told the scenario. Eventually, even from quite afar, she gave her answer to him. Here is a story that made the audience pondering whether the girl accepted the man or not or whatever was the answer she gave to him. This is an Iranian movie that runs 103 minutes in Persian language.