• On Demolition of a Wall

    7 days ago - By Open Space

    ‘Envers' in F is a •reverse• in E , 2017
    1. THE REVERSE
    a.
    In 1896, Louis Lumière produced an actuality named Demolition of a Wall . The movie presents actuality as revisable: it includes a reversal of motion.
    b.
    Does this film contain one or two shots? One can count the entirety of the film as one shot, or one can claim that at the point of the reverse a second shot begins.
    What we traditionally call a shot-reverse-shot is the same as a shot-counter-shot: one actor looks at another, who may be off screen, and after a cut, one sees the other character looking back at the first. Actors face...
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