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ideology

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a relatively coherent system of values, beliefs, or ideas shared by some social group and often taken for granted as natural or inherently true.

intellectual montage

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the juxtaposition of a series of images to create an abstract idea not present in any image. See montage.

internal diegetic sound

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sound represented as coming from the mind of character within the story space. Although we and the character can hear it, we assume that the other characters cannot. See external diegetic sound.

interpretation

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the viewer's activity of analyzing the implicit and symptomatic meanings suggested in a film.

iris

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a round, moving mask that contracts to close down to end an scene or emphasize a detail, or opens to begin a scene or to reveal more space around a detail.