Sunday, 15 November 2009

A Fistful of Dollars

I know this is an apprentice work, which sees Leone trying out things without necessarily integrating them into a coherent whole.


God damn

He still framed like no-one else had done.

Similarly, I now wonder about the bad day for night shooting in the cemetery scene, and the apparent inability of the (dead) soldiers to hear what is going on around them: Does this signify that they are "playing at cowboys and indians," in a cinema-cinema way?

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