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“Now everything’s all confused again, like it was before. But this confusion is me as I am, not as I’d like to be. I’m no longer afraid of telling the truth about what I don’t know, what I’m looking for, what I haven’t found. Only this way do I feel alive.”

Guido
#40
director: FEDERICO FELLINI
title: 8 ½
The small portion of classic films I've ever watched was by mistake, channel surfing on the tiny tv in my teenage room at 2 AM (that is how I discovered Eyes Wide Shut).
The other night, I had an urge to watch La Dolce Vita, which coincidentally I had only seen the beginning of during one of those nights in my teenage bedroom, but was advised to watch 8 1/2 instead. 

I found so much affinity to this film, the pace, the story, the cinematography, the contrast, the music. Even the dubbing granted it a surreal quality, it didn't quite fit and because of this fit perfectly.
I will be thinking about this movie for a while and will take with me the majestic cinematography that made me feel so claustrophobic and yet so free. The use of the wide-angle to cage and render the characters small and helpless really spoke to me.

 
The fact I had never consciously chosen any of these classics, but instead just landed on them randomly, made it so that I didn't really understand them or thought were quite boring. 

I have arrived very late to the party.
AND... If you like cinemaography and are (like me) fascinated by empty rooms, go check out this blog: Film Interiors
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