Re: sound in films

From: db (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Aug 31 2006 - 09:52:41 PDT

One of my faves is The Passenger. Love the use of sound in that film.
I've always found Bresson's use of sound to be quite fascinating as

 From the world of AG, Al Razutis created some great stuff in Visual
Essays. The segment "for Artaud" especially stands out in my mind.
His film Amerika also has some outstanding examples of sound usage.

other films, off the top of my head:

Step Across the Border
Wild Strawberries
segments from Leone's westerns
Parsifal (Baillie)
Leaving the Old Ruin (and other works by Irit Batsry)
almost anything by Melville (if only for the silences!)
I've heard some great audio work by Bill Seery on a couple of films;
perhaps he has other examples


On Aug 31, 2006, at 6:51 AM, gyoungblood wrote:

> Frameworkers, I'm looking for innovative uses of sound in films --
> experimental or mainstream narrative, but they must be on DVD. By
> "sound" I mean primarily non-musical ambient/diegetic or
> extradiegetic collage, etc. It can include speech. I have already
> thought of Godard and early Viola.

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