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Monday, May 28, 2007

Resnais via Bazin

Hope readers don't mind if I link to comments I've made elsewhere that I'd like to keep track of. This post on the a_film_by Yahoo group discusses Alain Resnais's recent play adaptations, and some writings of Andre Bazin that bear on Resnais's work.

I really do think that a Robinson Crusoe who is stranded with only Bazin's collected works, and who reads them over and over during his twenty-eight island years, will likely have a better understanding of cinema than someone with a well-stocked film library who hasn't revisited Bazin since college days.

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1 Comments:

Anonymous Saro said...

When I say "Resnais via Bazin" over and over it makes me . . . makes me . . .

*gurglesplat*

May 28, 2007 at 5:56 PM  

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