originally intended as a feature film, but ruiz ran out of funds. shame, as traces of bunuel can be seen scattered throughout his early filmography…
about the landscapes between the image and the camera. joins mad max fury road as a tentative reconciliation of the 21st century image and the 20th century image - i saw the bluntness and glory of renoir/carné, the tender dilapidation of costa, the open fluidity of kiarostami...... and the impossibility of existing within them in the present day.
glazer establishes the metaphor that roads are rivers at the beginning of the film. as such we may be led to assume…
von trier's digital images are not singular in design - we are not guided to fixate our eyes on one single, composed image but rather a sort of amalgamation between images. relationships are established between the space in which a shot is positioned and the space to which a shot is directed. this is not to say that von trier does not compose. in fact, composition is how he creates rhythm, placing shots with obvious fictitious blocking between the amalgamations…
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