Conrad L Hall is also a master of framing multiple characters in an extended shot at once. Perhaps the end result of everything he learned over time was the shootout in Road to Perdition. I may write a whole piece simply breaking down this one scene. We see six silhouettes majestically lit within the pouring rain. The road curbs perfectly body the action, and the street lamps in the rear add some depth and definition to the tip of the road.
Generally used as an establishing shot that begins a movie or sequence, a protracted shot exhibits characters of their entirety, as properly as some of the surrounding environment. Perhaps some of the famous and perfect uses of long shot, this final scene has a lot extra meaning and grandeur as a outcome of wide-angle lens used. Because of the extensive angle, we are in a position to see things occurring to the best and left that a closer shot would not enable...Read More