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Non-Print text Guy Ritchie the director of Lock Stock And Two Smoking Barrels routinely uses literary and other codes but also depends on technical symbolic and audio codes to convey his themes in the feature film These issues include family repaying of debt and gambling The codes used also dramatise the situation Technical codes are used abundantly to create impact and to portray the theme of gambling in the scene where the protagonist enters a gambling hall to gamble on major stakes The technical code was used by angling the camera to heighten the hall and make it the transgressor and the protagonist the victim This effect is created by placing the camera at ground level and at a distance of about thirty metres This transforms the larger objects into monstrous objects and the smaller objects into skinny scared objects This dramatises the situation and as the situation is gambling depicts the theme of gambling to be wicked The technical code is also employed by Ritchie to emphasise the theme of repaying dept In the scene where two characters confront each other where one is weedy thin and small and the other is large strong and overweight there is a conflict of debt The stronger character owes the weaker character money Despite the difference in their physique the weedier character is made to look aggressive and massively masculine and the stronger character is made to look passive and scared This is accomplished by Ritchie as he angles his camera from either the ground or the ceiling the ground to create a meaner picture and the roof to make a more passive picture which shows the importance of paying of debt The third instance where the technical code is utilised is in a scene where two characters are walking down a street talking One is a father of the age of approximately 30 years and the other is his son who is
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