Re: interior monologue

From: Cari Machet (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Aug 15 2006 - 18:01:42 PDT

jalal toufic does a huge analysis of this
in "over-sensitivity"
disecting last year in marienbad +


On 8/15/06, Lundgren <email suppressed> wrote:
> A few examples:
> Russian Ark
> Last Year in Marienbad
> Taxi Driver (the most famous example of all times?)
> I'm not certain if Brief Encounter begins as sort of voice-over narration.
> But at a time she is thinking about telling her husband, and it becomes
> voice-over narration (in style) while still being truly subjective thought.
> Or am I mistaken?
> Hollywood should have very many examples in the comedy vein (and others),
> with people going crazy etc.
> Björn Lundgren,
> Sweden
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> From: gyoungblood
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> Subject: interior monologue
> I'm looking for examples in narrative cinema of real interior monologues,
> as opposed to voice-over narration disguised as an interior monologue, as in
> "Sunset Boulevard." A real interior monologue is first-person present-tense
> speech in which the protagonist talks to him or herself, not to the
> spectator. In other words, subjective rather than objective speech. For
> example, the protagonist might be lost and we hear him or her say "Where am
> I?" Or they are drunk and say, "Wow, I drank too much!" I saw a great one
> recently in an Anthony Mann noir (I think), where a single monologue goes
> from objective to subjective and back to objective. But I can't remember the
> title. I don't want to restrict this to story movies. Experimental examples
> would be great as long as the monologue is actually spoken. I have already
> thought of Kuchar.
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