My All Time Favourite Film Intro

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My All Time Favourite Film Intro

Post by S8 Booster » Sat Jun 14, 2014 11:12 pm

pls take time to watch the first 8 minutes. do you notice someting?

now, Fellini that was some guy...

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Post by carllooper » Sun Jun 15, 2014 2:41 am

That is brilliant.

I love the way it evolves. From that which invokes the silent cinema, within a workers milieu (a shipping port) in which people misbehave for the camera without inhibition, to that which will impose a certain kind of order on such, of stiff poses and proper manners, of pomp and ceremony. The rich arrive, and colour to accomodate their entitled position in the world. The film will create this world for them to inhabit, in the same way that the workers in the boiler room, and in the kitchen, slave away to facilitate it. The dining room becomes this created world.

And when the seagull breaks into the dining room there is temporarily a spell broken, with a brief moment of sync sound (I am sure). A terror amongst the diners. When order is restored the Blue Danube soothes their nerves, and becomes the soundtrack for the blind woman.

Every shot interleaves with every other shot, shifting the work between different realities, without it ever being possible to say exactly when it happens. It just permeates the very fabric of the work.

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Post by MIKI-814 » Sun Jun 15, 2014 11:01 am

"The Italian Job" intro

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Post by nikonr10 » Sun Jun 15, 2014 6:10 pm

A touch of evil !

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Re: My All Time Favourite Film Intro

Post by timdrage » Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:59 am



The ending's really something too. I don't particularly remember much of the middle tho. :-/
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