, the depiction of the arid yet lustrous landscape of North Africa never ceases to amaze and duly serves the purpose of reflecting the two different psyches of these men, who are haunted by the past and uncertain of the future.
, that void motivates what many critics have described as the typical "slow pans of the landscape" (1177), which Michelle Raheja calls the "boring parts" (1178) and Jerry White dubs "narrative inefficiency that gives it a certain lyrical quality" (59).
Among the most cinematographically
accomplished films in the competition, Watchtower also boasts what must be one of cinema's most dynamic childbirth scenes, and presents a rare and sympathetic portrait of a woman who feels alienated from her baby.
Author Dani Cavallaro presents The Fairy Tale and Anime: Traditional Themes, Images and Symbols at Play on Screen, a scholarly study of how elements of traditional fairy tales have become narratively and cinematographically
embedded in anime (Japanese animation).
The discussion here draws useful distinctions between theatrical staging of the sort found in "The Return" and Victory and the non-theatrical angles of vision and attention to close-up detail, and we come to see how reading cinematographically
sheds light upon "the ethics and erotics of looking" in Chance (74).
La strada di Levi is aptly named, insofar as its main goal is to cinematographically
retrace Primo Levi's steps home after his liberation from Auschwitz in January of 1945, on the outline of Levi's second book, La tregua (1963).