bookend technique

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00:54 Jun 8, 2020
English to Hindi translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
Additional field(s): Media / Multimedia
English term or phrase: bookend technique
Definition from Reel Club:
In popular cinema, the bookend technique is most often used to refer to a parallel between the opening and closing sequences or shots in a film. The first scene is re-visioned, with only minor changes, in the film’s final scene leaving the audience with a feeling of completion; what was started is now finished.

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  • Video essayist Jacob T. Swinney captured our attention in a big way with a simple video that juxtaposed the first frames of a film with the last. He's back with the third installment of his popular "First and Final Frames" series, complete with some of the best films of the year, to give us the chance to explore, once again, the way films are bookended and what can be learned from it. No Film School
  • But Soderbergh knows how to make a sleek thriller, and such keen professionalism would be missed, from the film’s bookends and fine cynicism as chilly as the ending of “Contagion,” to its prismatic, centripetal play with who the central character really is. New City Film
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4 +1बुकएंड तकनीक
Harishankar Shahi


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बुकएंड तकनीक

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फिल्म के आरंभिक और अंत के दृश्यों में बदलाव करके उसका इस्तेमाल करना, यह अधिकतर संक्षिप्त या छोटी फिल्मों के लिए उपयोगी होता है और कला फिल्मों में इसकी अधिक जगह है।
सिनेमा में अधिकांश शब्द अंग्रेजी से ही आए हैं, अतः इस तरह के विशेष तकनीकी शब्दों को उनके अंग्रेजी उच्चारण के अनुसार लिप्यांतरित करना ही उचित है, बनिस्पत इसका शाब्दिक अनुवाद खोजने के। यहाँ यह शब्द उसी अनुसार प्रयुक्त होगा।

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  • दो समान दृश्यों का फिल्मांकन करके फिल्मकार बुकएंड तकनीक का इस्तेमाल कर रहे हैं जिससे दर्शकों को वह फिल्म के आरंभ और अंत के दृश्यों में बदलाव करके नवीनता के साथ फिल्म को प्रस्तुत कर रहे हैं। इससे कहानी का सूत्र बदलता है, लेकिन मूल कथा क्रम वही होता है। - फिल्मालया 

इसे बुकेंड भी लिखा जा सकता है।
Harishankar Shahi
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