Both Alfie (2004) and Hitch (2005) begin the same way. After a short voice over narration, the titular protagonist breaks the fourth wall by turning to the audience and introducing themselves. By talking to the audience, they introduce themselves as not just a character, but a host. They control this part of the story. […]
via Talking to the Audience: ‘Alfie’ (2004) and ‘Hitch’ (2005) — ScreenAge Wasteland
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