Movie Settings: Definition, Concept, Meaning, Examples

In film, setting includes the time, location, and everything in which a story takes place, and initiates the main backdrop and mood for a story.

Setting has been referred to as story world or milieu to include a context (especially society) beyond the immediate surroundings of the story.

Elements of setting may include culture, historical period, geography, and hour.

Along with plot, character, theme, and style, setting is considered one of the fundamental components of fiction.

A setting is the time, place and social environment in which a story takes place.

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