July 14, 2014
Regardless of their cinematography, The Call blends mixed emotion and suspense. The film The Call was released in 2013, directed by Brad Anderson. The film is about Jordan, the operator, who tries to save a teenager by the name of Leah Templeton but does not succeed. Six months later, “The Hive” receives an emergency call regarding another teenager by the name of Casey Welson. Jordan made an error in her judgment and the call ends badly and she is not sure if she can continue working in “The Hive” after Leah Templeton gets killed. Jordan is removed from the “The Hive,” the working center, where the operator are receiving emergency phone calls. Jordan is basically having a hard time with these situations, she is emotionally too attached about every phone call, she is too focused and really not thinking straight. Jordan was a trainer for new operators. After an operator picks up an emergency phone call, she panics and Jordan takes over. Jordan is willing to help find Casey Welson. She uses all her experience, insights, and quick thinking skills to find the teenage girl. Michael Foster, the killer, has a mental disorder. Michael was searching for girls that reminded him of his little sister. Michael Foster’s sister died of cancer. Cinematography is art of motion pictures. Cinematography adds texture and sets the tones and moods.
Jordan, the operator that works in the “The Hive” receives a phone call from a teenager name Leah Templeton because someone broke into her home. During this scene they use a lot of camera movements. The first camera movement the camera guy use were close ups. The camera guy uses close ups to reveal the characters emotions and also displays the most details of a scene. The first scene was very intense, they used different film stocks such as: color reproduction, light sensitivity, contrast levels, sharpness, grain, and resolution. Jordan was very focused in...