It is dusk at a carnival and Montresor is plotting revenge. We used low key lighting to show that Montresor is plotting something sinister.
Rising Action #2
You? A mason? Really? No way!!! Me too!
Montresor needs to gain Fortunato's trust. He discusses wine with Fortunato, and lures him in by insinuating Luchresi's taste is a match for his. This makes Fortunato feel the need to prove himself. We used low key lighting because the scene needs to be gloomy & dark.
Fortunato coughs. Montresor pretends to care about his health as another trust builder. We used low key lighting because it shows Montresor's plan is slowly working.
Montresor seals the deal by saying he is a Mason. Now he has Fortunato's trust. We used a close - up to show the men talking as if everything is normal. It adds to the scary effect because something terrible is about to happen.
Yeah I really am a Mason
Montresor chains up Fortunato on the wall. Fortunato is terrified. Montresor starts the process of building the wall. We would use a low angle to make Montresor seem powerful and scary. There is low key lighting because the event is terrible.
Montressor is proud of what he has done. Nobody ever finds the body behind the walls. High key lighting shows how Montresor is proud and it's a happy ending for him because he gets away with murder.