Mise En Scene Definition

mēz äɴ sĕn
noun
The staging of a play, including the setting, arrangement of the actors, etc.
Webster's New World
The arrangement of performers and properties on a stage for a theatrical production or before the camera in a film.
American Heritage
A stage setting.
American Heritage
The direction of a film, emphasizing the image created by setting, props, lighting, actors' movements, etc.
Webster's New World
General surroundings; environment.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Mise En Scene

Noun

Singular:
mise en scene
Plural:
mises-en-scne, mises en scene

Origin of Mise En Scene

  • French putting on stage mise putting en on scène stage

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the French mise en scène.

    From Wiktionary

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