Here’s a video analysis of Orson Welles’ “Sanchez’s apartment scene” in Touch of Evil:
This is a comprehensive analysis of the camera angles, movement and blocking in the “Sanchez’s apartment scene” from Touch of Evil – Orson Welles’ second great masterpiece after Citizen Kane.
- Scene length: about 14 minutes including insert scene (12 minutes for the apartment)
- Total number of shots: 3 – one take, completed in 40 minutes after a day’s prep.
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