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AN EYE FOR AN I

by Kenji
Click on the green. here A phrase from Gilbert Adair: the camera as “an eye for an I”- voyeurism, dreams, self, the inner I of the director. I could have settled on voyeurism, a popular theme in films; often we the spectators are implicated as voyeurs anyway. But i thought this could be extended a little to the very personal visions of some directors. (p.s Meshes of the Afternoon is also for a we) here Voyeurism + watching/surveillance: Rear Window Peeping Tom Blue Velvet Monsieur Hire The Conversation Blow Up Blow Out A Snake of June Sliver American Beauty Atlantic City Following Vertigo A Short Film about Love Russian Ark The Lives of… Read more

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A phrase from Gilbert Adair: the camera as “an eye for an I”- voyeurism, dreams, self, the inner I of the director. I could have settled on voyeurism, a popular theme in films; often we the spectators are implicated as voyeurs anyway. But i thought this could be extended a little to the very personal visions of some directors.

(p.s Meshes of the Afternoon is also for a we)

here

Voyeurism + watching/surveillance:
Rear Window
Peeping Tom
Blue Velvet
Monsieur Hire
The Conversation
Blow Up
Blow Out
A Snake of June
Sliver
American Beauty
Atlantic City
Following
Vertigo
A Short Film about Love
Russian Ark
The Lives of Others
The Ear
Sex, Lies and Videotape
Dressed to Kill
Psycho
The Truman Show
As Seen through a Telescope
The Face of Another
Sisters
Being John Malkovich
Wings of Desire
Caché
Benny’s Video
Funny Games
Targets
Perfect Blue
A Watcher in the Attic
Spies
Death in Venice
Celine and Julie go Boating
In the City of Sylvia
The Spectator
Red Road
The Body Double
The Voyeur
Secrets behind the Wall

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