Moving through Geometric Compositions: The Spectator's Experience of Film Space = Movimiento a través de composiciones geométricas: la experiencia espectatorial del espacio fílmico Articles uri icon

publication date

  • October 2020


  • 5


  • 2

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2659-4269


  • On an intersection between film phenomenology and psychogeography, many authors - among them, Giuliana Bruno, Anne Friedberg, Tom Gunning and Juhani Pallasmaa - created new theoretical approaches to cinema as a spatial experience. They considered film viewing as a sensorial experience of not only perceiving the cinematic space, but also inhabiting it. As Giuliana Bruno argues, in a similar way to the architectonic spatial mobilities, the film s framing and editing techniques make the spectator s body virtually adapt to the film s anatomical space. This process necessarily creates emotional and undoubtedly conscious - approaches to the film diegesis. [...]


  • cine; espectador; geometry; kogonda; kurosawa