On Directing Film Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What does Mamet say is useless filler in film, and the giveaway to a joke's punch line, in Chapter 5? (from Chapter 5: Pig—The Movie)

2.

According to Mamet in Chapter 3, "You tax the audience every time you don't move on to _______ of the progression as quickly as possible." (from Chapter 3: Countercultural Architecture and Dramatic Structure)

3.

According to Mamet in Chapter 4, "If you don't know what you want, how can you know when _____?" (from Chapter 4: The Tasks of the Director)

4.

Mamet made the analogy in Chapter 4, "if the house is going to stand, the nail must do the work of ____." (from Chapter 4: The Tasks of the Director)

5.

According to Mamet, what actor did he laud for his simplicity in a scene which involved the Nazis, in Chapter 4? (from Chapter 4: The Tasks of the Director)

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