THE WRITTEN WORD

The Quest: Miscellaneous Notes and Pieces

Experimental Decomposition

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Delphi confesses her mistakes

Does the reader know what will happen next? That’s the essence of suspense. Keeping the viewer in a state of uneasy tension.

“I never committed a crime,” Delphi says.

Delphi acknowledges hearing men and women satisfying one another via Alexa.

In cinema the actors want to create the character and take it where they want to go. Writers have more control, are less concerned about how their characters feel.

Color, design, light
Controlling time, contracting it or extending it…
One must be very careful, as you near the edge

Sometimes you need a look

Window
Dreams

Talk
Different generations, different cultures

“My mind is strictly visual.”

Unity of place, time and action

Place images together to create an idea… a story

The Man Who Knew Too Much

I like your rigorous attention to detail.

Imagination.

Childhood is a painful time. We make so many mistakes in our youth.
Delphi confesses her mistakes.

Does the reader know what will happen next? That’s the essence of suspense. Keeping the viewer in a state of uneasy tension.

Trembling with empathy.

Gorski has interpreted events a certain way.

I’m never satisfied with the ordinary.

Minor objects take on greater significance.

Silent film directors were onto something that the talkies lost.

Vertigo is fantasy.

“You shouldn’t keep souvenirs of a killing. You shouldn’t have been that sentimental.”

Scorscese says, “It’s a world that reflects what it is to be alive, and what it is to live in fear. A good fear. The human condition…”

Sometimes the filmmaker forgets the audience… I never forget the audience.

It doesn’t matter where the film goes… the audience has to come along…

Mother met this man…. he talked her into building this…

7 days . 70 setups

My main satisfaction: the film did something to the audience… a mass emotion. It was pure film.

Each character has a secret they do not want the other to learn.

There’s always the possibility that this relationship works out, but then we break each others’ hearts.

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