Arabesque Screen 1 article



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  • The opening scene [. . . is] a dream-disco of tinted lights, projections, distortions and canted angles. . . . The film can't sustain this level of demented invention, alas, but it does keep on giving, breaking its fingernails against the bottom of the cinematic barrel of ideas, sometimes, but at other times producing marvels. Challis and Donen may have been the first to shoot car scene process shots from outside the vehicle, having fun with a lightshow of reflections on the windscreen.