vantage point, viewpoint(noun)
a place from which something can be viewed
"from that vantage point he could survey the whole valley"
A place or position affording a good view.
Vantage Point is a 2008 American political action thriller film directed by Pete Travis; it was adapted from a screenplay written by Barry L. Levy. The story focuses on an assassination attempt on the President of the United States, as seen from the various vantage points of different characters. Dennis Quaid, Matthew Fox, Forest Whitaker, William Hurt, and Sigourney Weaver star in principal roles. The film is often compared, unfavorably, to Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon, which also employed storytelling through multiple perspectives. Rashomon used the multiple perspectives to question the possibility of "truth", in a process called the Rashomon effect; in contrast, Vantage Point recounts a series of events which are re-enacted from several different perspectives and viewpoints in order to reveal a "truthful" account of what happened. Vantage Point also explores kidnapping, assassination and terrorism. The motion picture was co-produced by Relativity Media, Original Film, and Art In Motion. It was commercially distributed by Columbia Pictures theatrically, and by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment in home media format. The film project began principal photography in Mexico City on June 18, 2006. Executive producers for the film included Callum Greene, Tania Landau, and Lynwood Spinks. On February 26, 2008, the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack was released by the Varèse Sarabande label. The film score was composed by musician Atli Örvarsson.
The numerical value of vantage point in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of vantage point in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
From my vantage point, yes, I do think they'll go in September.
There's a lot of momentum in the U.S. economy and animal spirits – that wonderful phrase – seem to be kicking in, from my vantage point, yes, I do think they'll go in September.
Any historian of the literature of the modern age will take virtually for granted the adversary intention, the actually subversive intention, that characterizes modern writing -- he will perceive its clear purpose of detaching the reader from the habits of thought and feeling that the larger culture imposes, of giving him a ground and a vantage point from which to judge and condemn, and perhaps revise, the culture that produces him.
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- наблюдателен пункт, изгодна позицияBulgarian
- posición estratégica, atalaya, miradorSpanish
- tähystyspaikka, näköalapaikkaFinnish
- point de vue privilégiéFrench
- सुविधाजनक स्थानHindi
- tūteinga, tūtaingaMāori
- punkt obserwacyjnyPolish
- наблюдательный пункт, выгодная позицияRussian
- avantajlı konum, stratejik nokta, geniş görüş sağlayan noktaTurkish
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