Film Language Tag: nondiegetic insert
An insert that depicts an action, an object, or a title originating outside of the space and time of the narrative world.
48 Film Clips
"I Don't Care Who You Are" (Closing Sequence), The Hole
A woman (Yang Kuei-mei) and a man (Lee Kang-sheng) dance together.
22 CATHERINE ST, Frances Ha
Having found a new apartment with two cool new roommates, Frances runs through the city to the sound of David Bowie's "Modern Love."
A Family of Geniuses , The Royal Tenenbaums
The narrator introduces Margot, Richie, and Chaz Tenenbaum as children.
A Friendship, Jules and Jim
Jules (Oskar Werner), an Austrian, and Jim (Henri Serre), a Frenchman, become fast friends in Paris.
A Technocracy, Alphaville
Lemmy (Eddie Constantine) finds Henri Dickson (Akim Tamiroff), a fellow agent, and learns more about Alphaville.
A Well Paid Job (Opening Sequence), Taste of Cherry
Mr. Badii (Homayoun Ershadi) drives around Tehran looking for someone to do a job for him for a large amount of money.
Alan's Job Interview, The Imitation Game
Alan Turing travels to Bletchley Park and interviews with Commander Denniston for a top-secret position.
Blaylock's Demise, The Hunger
Sarah (Susan Sarandon) kills her boyfriend Tom (Cliff De Young), and Miriam (Catherine Denueve) comforts her.
Catherine, Jules and Jim
Jules (Oskar Werner) and Jim (Henri Serre) meet a woman who looks similar to the smiling statue, Catherine (Jeanne Moreau).
Closing Sequence, BlacKkKlansman
Ron and Patrice are lured out of Ron’s apartment to witness robed Klansman gathered around a burning cross as the film gives way to footage from the August 2017 white supremacist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Closing Sequence , In the Mood for Love
Mr. Chow (Tony Leung) whispers into a hole and plugs it with mud.
Closing Sequence, Alphaville
Lemmy (Eddie Constantine) and Natacha (Anna Karina) escape Alphaville.
Closing Sequence, Jules and Jim
Jim (Henri Serre) meets up with Jules (Oskar Werner) and Catherine (Jeanne Moreau) for one last time.
Closing Sequence, Frances Ha
Frances settles down at a new desk job at the dance company, gets her own apartment, and showcases a new dance she choreographed.
Closing Sequence , Cotton Comes to Harlem
Gravedigger Jones (Godfrey Cambridge) and Coffin Ed Johnson (Raymond St. Jacques) work out a deal with mob boss Tom (Leonardo Cimino) for the missing $87,000.
Closing Sequence, Old Joy
Mark (Daniel London) drops off Kurt (Will Oldham), who wanders around the city at night.
Closing Sequence, Don't Look Now
John follows the red-hooded figure while Laura races to catch up to him.
Crossed Letters, Jules and Jim
When Jim (Henri Serre) and Catherine's (Jeanne Moreau) relationship sours after they fail to make a baby together, a letter correspondence complicates the matter.
Enigma and Alan Frustrate Hugh, The Imitation Game
Hugh loses his temper at Alan's failing to break Enigma and stop the Nazi invasion.
Final Montage, Bamboozled
A montage of historical racial representations.
Hotel Daydreams, The Story of a Three-Day Pass
Turner (Harry Baird) and Miriam (Nicole Berger) daydream about each other in their hotel bed.
I Don't Understand, Rashomon
A priest and a woodcutter sit under Rashomon Bridge in the rain.
I Want You to Hit Me, Fight Club
Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) encourages The Narrator (Edward Norton) to stay over at his place. Once that's settled he asks him to hit him. The Narrator then gives us a backstory for Durden. It flashes back to the present and The Narrator hits Durden, starting the first fight of the movie and the beginning of fight club.
Inspirations of Conscience, Alphaville
Lemmy (Eddie Constantine) and Alpha 60 have a conversation.
Jerry Maguire Opening Title Sequence, Jerry Maguire
A list of opening credits superimposed upon a montage of the protagonist's work experience.
Kino, The Heart of the World
Anna becomes the new and better heart of the world: Kino.
List and Photos of Victims, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
Sam and Guilia go over the names and murder photos of the assailant's victims.
Opening Sequence, In the Heights
Usnavi (Anthony Ramos) introduces el barrio.
Opening Sequence, Ulysses' Gaze
An old assistant (Thanos Grammenos) to the Manaki brothers tells A (Harvey Keitel) about a three lost film reels.
Opening Sequence, The Story of a Three-Day Pass
Turner (Harry Baird), an American G.I. stationed in France, receives a promotion and a three-day outing pass from his captain (Hal Brav).
Opening Sequence, Goodbye, Dragon Inn
An audience watches "Dragon Inn" at an old Taipei cinema's final screening.
Opening Sequence, Letter from an Unknown Woman
Concert pianist Stefan Brand (Louis Jourdan) enlists his mute butler John (Art Smith) in helping him evade a duel, and sits down to read a letter from an unknown woman (Joan Fontaine).
Opening Sequence , The Dust of Time
In 1999 A (Willem Dafoe) receives a call at Cinecetta Studios. In 1953 Eleni (Irène Jacob) and Jacob (Bruno Ganz) watch a newsreel in Temirtau.
Opening Sequence, Malcolm X
Malcolm X (Denzel Washington) gives a speech.
Opening Sequence, Alphaville
Secret agent Lemmy Caution (Eddie Constantine) arrives at the futuristic city of Alphaville.
Opening Sequence , In the Mood for Love
The Chans and the Chows move into their new Hong Kong apartments, becoming neighbors.
Professor von Braun, Alphaville
Lemmy (Eddie Constantine) invites Professor von Braun (Howard Vernon) to return with him to the Outerlands.
Sacramento, CA, Frances Ha
Broke and out of an apartment, Frances goes back home to live with her family in Sacramento, California for the holiday season.
Sex with a Man, Go Fish
Daria (Anastasia Sharp) is interrogated in a dream by a group of women for not being a lesbian.
Singapore, 1963, In the Mood for Love
One year later, Mr. Chow (Tony Cheung) thinks someone has entered his Singaporean apartment.
Soul Mates, Adaptation.
Laroche explains the unique relationship between orchids and their pollinators.
The End of Our Cinema, Ulysses' Gaze
A (Harvey Keitel) visits Monastir, where the Manaki brothers set up their first cinema.
The End of the World, The Heart of the World
Anna discovers the heart of the world is dying and warns the public.
The Smile of a Statue, Jules and Jim
Jules (Oskar Werner) and Jim (Henri Serre) become entranced by a staue of a smiling woman shown to them by a friend, Albert (Serge Rezvani).
The War, Jules and Jim
Shortly after Jules (Oskar Werner) and Catherine (Jeanne Moreau) get married, Jules and Jim (Henri Serre) are sent to serve during the Great War on opposing sides.
Things Heat Up at NASA, Hidden Figures
As the Redstone rockets continue to fail, NASA turns to computers as a possible solution. Mary, Katherine, and Dorothy do their part in the space race.