The film looks beautiful, using natural locations and available light, all of which creates a real sense of the environment.
Eyes, frames, lenses, doorways, windows, photographs, mirrors, smoke, hands, flesh, water, power...
There are movies I count among my best friends, with whom I have loved, learned, and grown. This is one I treasure most. (Only for those who know their way around "Chinatown.")
[notes to come]
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