Don't Look Now
First screened in May 2000 / Most recently screened in August 2008
Director: Nicolas Roeg. Cast: Donald Sutherland, Julie Christie, Hilary Mason, Clelia Matania, Massimo Serato, Renato Scarpa, Sharon Williams, Nicholas Salter, David Tree, Ann Rye, Giorgio Trestini, Leopoldo Trieste, Bruno Cattaneo, Adelina Poerio. Screenplay: Allan Scott and Chris Bryant (based on the story by Daphne Du Maurier).

Twitter Capsule: Graphic matches, color motifs, cryptic crosscuts, abstract gestalts: such ghostly tricks, tethered to human wounds.

VOR:   A landmark of editing, diabolically rich in atmosphere. Some of its tropes are stale but as an exercise in mood and craft its legacy is towering.



Photo © 1973 Paramount Pictures/Casey Productions/Eldorado Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+


Awards:
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best Cinematography (Anthony B. Richmond)

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