long take

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A continuous single shot in a film or television programme, the duration of which exceeds conventional expectations. These shots can be very complex. Hitchcock's Rope (1948) is a famous example of a feature film shot as a series of long takes. See alsoshot duration.

Subjects: Media Studies.

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