Discuss how the creation of a three-dimensional acoustic space works to expand and challenge visual perception.

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ā€˜Seeing is always directional, because we see only in one direction, whereas hearing is always three dimensional, spatial perception, i.e. it creates an acoustic space, because we hear in all directions.ā€™ (Thomas Elsaesser and Malte Hagener, Film Theory, 129-130.)

Referring to two films from the course, discuss how the creation of a three-dimensional acoustic space works to expand and challenge visual perception.

Your answer must provide an accurate and detailed account of specific scenes and filmic soundscapes as well as the cinematic terms relating to film sound.

For the films please use the 1974 Movie The Conversation & the 1958 Movie Vertigo

Use specifically as well as use at least 1 other source.

When writing film title in the essay write in Italics