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The Sound of Music


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  • For those weaned on the cropped and cluttered television version of The Sound of Music, the widescreen view on film, in its full form, is like a breeze of crisp Alpine air... Though director Robert Wise was known more for an exacting sense of detail—a training he acquired as an editor for Orson Welles and others—than visual flair, here he exhibits a powerfully understated appreciation for the film’s sumptuous environs, allowing the locations to speak, or rather sing, for themselves.

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