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3 things about Jean Vigo’s L’ATALANTE

L’Atalante [1934] 1. By the scruff of its neck, he hoists the kitten onto his shoulders. And there it stays, even when he begins to dance around. 2. He uses his finger as a stylus and plays the record. 3. … Continue reading

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3 things about Richard Linklater’s BEFORE SUNSET

Before Sunset [2004] 1. He mostly keeps his left hand under the table. The hand with his wedding ring. 2. “Memories are wonderful things if you don’t have to deal with the past.” 3. Nina Simone is singing. He looks … Continue reading

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3 things about Richard Linklater’s BEFORE SUNRISE

Before Sunrise [1995] 1. He reaches over to touch her hair, then thinks better of it and quickly pulls back his hand. Does she notice? 2. “I kind of like this Viennese form of begging.” 3. It’s daytime now. We … Continue reading

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