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A tribute/revision of Vertigo, where the head of a man (who in this shot seems a movie theater spectator, but in the film is also a movie director) is digitally overlapped on footage of a coastal lighthouse outcropping.  The man's head remains stationary as the lighthouse is jerkily removed farther and farther away through reverse zooms, receding in a play on the famed camera effect of James Stewart's vertigo in Hitchcock's film.
From In Praise of Love (2001); featuring Bruno Putzulu; directed by Jean-Luc Godard; cinematography by Julien Hirsch and Christophe Pollock:

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