Re: experimental film vs narrative film

From: Sam Wells (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Apr 25 2006 - 09:11:16 PDT

> There's as much amazing creativity possible
> when one works within formal boundaries as when one breaks them
> open. To
> deny this is like saying Just because a poem is a sonnet it must be
> worthless, and I still find Shakespeare unbelieveably beautiful and a
> Bergman narrative film as philosophically and aesthetically rich as
> anything in the experimental canon. For me, this is important,
> since I am
> as deeply interested in the possibilities of classical narrative as
> I am
> in the wonders of pushing the edge of vision.
> Dana

Yes, but I would not / do not restrict "narrative" to classical film
construction of same...


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