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shadows, hopes and dreams

by bhikkhu
shadows, hopes and dreams by bhikkhu
“Thus shall ye think of this fleeting world: A star at dawn, a bubble in a stream; A flash of lightning in a summer cloud; A flickering lamp, a phantom, and a dream.” I have and always will like films which have a dream-like atmosphere and/or in which dreams are an important aspect of the story, often to the point when dream and “reality” merge this, naturally, includes almost all of Tarkowskij’s films who for me is the greatest director of all time, and “Zerkalo” the greatest film of all time. This list is highly subjective, and notoriously incomplete, I’m well aware of that. So, whoever stumbles across this page and knows of a film or a… Read more

“Thus shall ye think of this fleeting world: A star at dawn, a bubble in a stream;
A flash of lightning in a summer cloud;
A flickering lamp, a phantom, and a dream.”

I have and always will like films which have a dream-like atmosphere and/or in which dreams are an important aspect of the story, often to the point when dream and “reality” merge
this, naturally, includes almost all of Tarkowskij’s films who for me is the greatest director of all time, and “Zerkalo”
the greatest film of all time.
This list is highly subjective, and notoriously incomplete, I’m well aware of that. So, whoever stumbles across this page and knows of a film
or a director that isn’t mentioned here, please leave a note, any serious suggestions are welcome; I want to widen my knowledge of film as much as is possible; I know nothing.

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