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  • n. Alternative spelling of mise en scène.


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  • The film's grungy medieval mise-en-scene underpins a solid yarn without telegraphing an unexpectedly metaphysical twist at the end.

    Screening With Pleasure

  • As much a social anatomy as a grisly literal one, "We Are What We Are" rises to unlikely grace through Jorge Michel Grau's remarkably fluid camera, adroit staging and a mastery of penumbral mise-en-scene that Val Lewton would applaud.

    Chewing on Love and Loss

  • As a person of advanced years and many life experiences (some more dramatic than many survive), I have lived and continue to live my life in the knowledge that there is no script, there is no 'mise-en-scene', and that I am merely a traveller exploring what life has to offer.

    mise-en-scène - French Word-A-Day

  • Perhaps it is how you shift your perspective that gives life the illusion that it is a "mise-en-scene"

    mise-en-scène - French Word-A-Day

  • The word was la mise-en-scene = the putting on the stage, stage setting.

    mise-en-scène - French Word-A-Day

  • Whatever the “mise-en-scene” around me, I never thought of living my life as an 'actor' or a 'director', a follower or a guru.

    mise-en-scène - French Word-A-Day

  • Your image of "la mise-en-scene" in Camaret with the modern cars acting as a discordant note to your perfect "staged" picture is a great illustration of how life is really a glorious mess!

    mise-en-scène - French Word-A-Day

  • Directing and acting is all part of the same show, but it is about being the director and actor of our inner life, that mise-en-scene, that is the matter-most.

    mise-en-scène - French Word-A-Day

  • The Taylor repertory ranges across genre -- from dramatic mise-en-scene, to magical music interpretations, to social satire, slapstick and comedy.

    Debra Levine: Paul Taylor Dance Company: A Guided Tour (PHOTOS)

  • They know he'll never really overturn the mise-en-scene.



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