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Circle of Danger

1951

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  • Suddenly, 1951 looks like Seijun Suzuki crime films or Sergio Leone westerns from the 1960s, where real locations and environments are distilled to iconography: bold, irrealistic visuals heightening the abstraction of the violent encounters, removing them from conventional drama and through this disjunction ratcheting up conflict to grander heights.