From Here to Eternity Film Summary & Analysis

James Jones
This Study Guide consists of approximately 23 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of From Here to Eternity.
This section contains 159 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the From Here to Eternity Film Summary

Style and Cinematography

From Here to Eternity is a beautiful black and white picture. It embraces the use of black and white film by using the contrasting of light, dark and grays to create an atmosphere for the film. By using light and dark to advantage, the film becomes a believable tale of the days before the bombing.

There are also many scenes that are classic in this film. One of the most well-known love scenes in the history of film is when Warden and Karen embrace in the surf on the beach. The realistic settings of the clubs in the city and the base also help bring the story to life.

Finally, the acting is impressive in this film. Only the best actors are used, and they give some of the best performances of their careers. They represent with honor the men and women of...

(read more)

This section contains 159 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the From Here to Eternity Film Summary
Copyrights
BookRags
From Here to Eternity from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook