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The Loves of Sochi

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Lovers 

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Swept up by a spark

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A kiss after dark

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Beneath a bridge

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Shadows

Whispering

Soon 

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The future cascading

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Tarkovsky studies music and Arabic

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Soon

Ivan

He will create

Ivan’s Childhood

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Winning top prize at the Venice Film Festival

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“Tarkovsky… 

captures life as a reflection,

life as a dream.” 

– Ingmar Bergman

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On the bridges of Sochi

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Beneath starlight

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Hand in hand

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Lovers

Cascading

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A scene from Tarkovsky’s film Stalker:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNiVFCWMrqI

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‘Fading in, Fading out, Dissolving’

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Images juxtaposing a needle or vaccine with the idea of film credits rolling at the end of a love affair.

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A list of ingredients on a label on a jar. The love affair revisited as a series of scenes.

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The body memory supercharged with moments of elation or conversely defeat, possibly reacting to the cure. Striving to achieve harmony.

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Film As Art written by Rudolf Arnheim. Film als Kunst first published in 1932. A book of standards, a theory of film.

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In the chapter ‘Other Capacities of Film Technique’ a section: Fading in, Fading out, Dissolving. 

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Sometimes in order to avoid sudden appearance a picture is allowed to grow slowly out of the darkness, or to disappear in the same way.

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 Fading in and fading out can be used to show people’s subjective perception; for instance, when a person is waking up or falling asleep.

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for instance,

when a person is waking up

or falling asleep.

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