From: Marc Couroux (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Jan 12 2009 - 10:30:58 PST
The GUN, a made-for-TV John Badham thing (1974) - gun changes owners
through the years, from manufacture to crime(s)...
There's also John Brahm's (master of the flashback within a flashback
within a flashback) The Locket (1947)
...which is different in the sense that it is the stealing of a locket
in childhood which leads to consequences in three flashback sequences
embedded in each other....
On 12-Jan-09, at 9:05 AM, JEFFREY PAULL wrote:
> "La Ronde", Max Ophuls (a necklace gets passed from husband to
> mistress, to . . . . til it finally gets back to the wife.)
> "Invitation to the Dance", Gene Kelly, part of an all-dance movie
> about the same necklace
> On Mon 12/01/09 08:33 , marco poloni email suppressed sent:
>> Hello everyone,
>> I am doing research and pre-production work on a film project on
>> Mafia in
>> South Italy, 16mm, no actors. This was the reason of my recent post
>> tinting B&W footage as this could be an option for some scenes.
>> One of the forms the work could take is that of a “daisy chain” of
>> sorts: follow one person in the street then move on following another
>> person, and so on. The links between people could be sites or
>> objects. For
>> instance, person A is followed until he enters a bar. We then follow
>> B as soon as he exits the same bar. Objects could be transitional
>> like the famous post-it-sized pizzini mafiosi use to communicate,
>> even if
>> we do not see them. Suggestion might be enough. In B&W and with shrewd
>> editing, I suppose one can generate the suggestion, even if for a
>> split-second, that the same person is being followed. I have done
>> this in
>> photography and now want to experimet with film.
>> I was wondering what pedigree this idea has. I know of no film that
>> systematically exploits this device, or uses it as an editing
>> apart from Linklater's “Slacker” movie, in which one or more
>> are followed until they meet a third one, upon which the action
>> shifts to
>> this third person until he or she meets a fourth one, and so forth...
>> Thank you for any feedback!
>> Marco Poloni, Korsörer Strasse 1, D-10437 Berlin
>> gsm +41.78.6322028, skype marcopoloni
>> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at (address suppressed)
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.