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Drama

Expression gallery

Pain / grief

Actors can show emotional pain and grief by crying, shouting in anguish, or holding their head in their hands. They can show physical pain by facial expressions and gestures.

an actor with a look of anguish and pain

Using facial expressions to show emotional pain

Using facial expressions to show emotional pain

a pregnant bride in pain resting her hand on groom's shoulder

Using gesture and facial expression to convey physical pain

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