Extreme case of null extension, suppression of sounds that are naturally expected in a scene.
- Can add information to context and characters
- No spatial cues apart from subjectivity
- Part of the internal logic of the film when backed up by the narrative
- Part of the external logic of the film when dissociated from the narrative
Related inductor effect: Audiovisual dissociation
Opposite effect: Vast extension
Similar effect: Null extension; Silence