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wheat field with crows

One of Akira Kurosawa's last films, 'Dreams' ('Yume') is made up of eight dreams from his own life. In the stunning segment called 'Crows', an art student steps into a painting by Vincent van Gogh and finds the artist (curiously played by Martin Scorsese) painting in a field.

From the moment 'Langlois Bridge at Arles with Women Washing' comes to life, Kurosawa blends the 'real' and 'painted' world of Van Gogh in a beautiful exploration of the artist's imagination. The sequence ends on the three divergent roads of 'Wheat Field with Crows', where Van Gogh chose "the one less traveled by / and that has made all the difference."



the old man and the sea

Watching Aleksandr Petrov 's stunningly beautiful animation of ' The Old Man and the Sea ' online undoubtedly can't begin to compare with seeing it on an Imax screen, for which the film was originally created. Anyway, as chances are prob… Read the full post »

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