‘legitimate’ representation of reality
Yes, although with a deeper subjective, perception.
indexical quality of images
Yes, maps, television footage, personal interview footage
referential quality of sounds
Sound connected both to the interview itself and supporting the statements and experiences of the interviewee
naturalistic lighting and sound
Hand held camera footage of interview and paint on glass.
functional, unobtrusive, unfettered editing
Smooth transitions between scenes, contrasted with stark harsh rigidity of soldier/interrogator scenes
sense that the film provides a window in to
some aspect of social or historical reality
Contemporary issue, the world is not safe for the foreign traveller, experiences reflect that. see:
use of archival footage of varying qualities
Yes, home interview, maps and T.V