What cinematography creates ideologies within the film The Lovely Bones, directed by Peter Jackson? I am studying the film so I would appreciate detailed descriptions at a university level. Thanks =)

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In terms of cinematography, the perspective created by depth of field is quite revealing.  In many scenes that depict Susie in the afterlife, she is proportionally much, much smaller than other objects in the scene.  For example, during the scenes in which the single tree towers in the field of tall grass, the camera often shows the perspective of a large portion of the field with the tree looming near the center while Susie, so small, is running through the grass.  The depth of field in these scenes suggests a particular ideology about the concept of the afterlife--one that centers around the idea of the afterlife as a grand, all-encompassing state of being that is symbolically represented by the tree and the field.

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