Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Wild Strawberries

The dream scene from Wild Straberries, a masterpiece from Ingmar Bergman can be rated among the best sequences ever realized on the celluloid medium.

The scene is intriguing. Dr Isak's first dream, to me, signified his loneliness, and fear thereof. The hand-less wall clock haunted me forever, and yes, the empty roads where he lost his way! The brilliance of Bergman can be seen in the horse-cart sequence. Lonesome Isak, dead in his coffin, extends his hand out, to express something to someone.. and all he can find is himself!

Now that's some loneliness, isn't it?

Any more explanations, thoughts on this scene?

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