Our french teacher asked us to investigate the colours used throughout this film and how they help to express the idea of the film. However, i am bad at photography so instead i googled “colours used in Amélie” and found this. The text below is directly taken from a website but is very interesting and makes you appreciate the movie with a greater understanding. I dont understand how people are able to study films in such depth…very impressive.
“In the beginning the main colours are red and green. Every time a major plot point occurs a new colour is added to the film’s palette. Orange is introduced after she helps the blind man. Blue is introduced with the arrows drawn on the ground. As Amelie’s world expands and grows so do the amount of colours. The red and green (being complimentary colours) are a different take on her life being black and white. By the end she’s living in full technicolor.”