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Don't Look Now (1973)

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Julie Christie Julie Christie
Laura Baxter
Donald Sutherland Donald Sutherland
John Baxter
Hilary Mason Hilary Mason
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Meandering yet extremely tense

11 years, 10 months ago at Jan 5 12:56
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"This one who's blind. She's the one that can see."

Despite being decades old, Nicolas Roeg's Don't Look Now remains an uncompromisingly honest and staggeringly evocative motion picture which tackles the mysteries of life, death, fear, hope, love and grief. The movie stems from the pen of English writer Daphne du Maurier, whose works of literature are a rich source for filmmakers - ... read more

Rewards close watching

15 years, 9 months ago at Feb 21 22:06
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This a film that requires, but rewards, close watching. A film really about coincidence and fate, about the significance of little things in the greater course of lives, and whether, with hindsight, events are predestined or, well, just accidental. The suspense almost killed me, so many layers, so many twists, so much fun trying to piece the puzzle together. And when it does come together at the e... read more

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12 years, 2 months ago at Sep 9 7:35
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didnt really enjoy it yeah I understood what the film was trying to do but the majority of the film is Donald Sutherland walking around a bizarrely quiet Venice - with the occasional bizarre event (sort of) happening. Worth a go - but dont expect too much.
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John and Laura Baxter are living in Venice when they meet a pair of elderly sisters, one of whom claims to be psychic. She insists that she sees the spirit of the Baxters' daughter, who recently drowned. Laura is intrigued, but John resists the idea. He, however, seems to have his own psychic flashes, seeing their daughter walk the streets in her red cloak, as well as Laura and the sisters on a funeral gondola.
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Tags: Horror (23), Thriller (17), 1970s (12), 1973 (11), Drama (9), Mystery (7), Based On Short Story (6), Supernatural (5), Italy (5), Venice (5), Psychic (5), Grief (5), Suspense (4), Serial Killer (4), Surrealism (4), Premonition (4), Drowning (4), UK (3), Italian (3), (3)
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Still really effective after all these years

“When I first saw Don't Look Now 4 years ago, I was genuinely unnerved by it, and while it was a film I appreciated more than loved I saw it for the great film it was. Now on re-watch, not only has the impact been left undiminished but I now love this movie. Visually the film is very stylish and haunting, yet there is something very sumptuous and symbolic about it too. The haunting music and sound further add to the atmosphere, as does the screenplay and Nicholas Roeg's superb direction. Don't Look Now also has a great story, it has a touch of poignancy, but it scores best when it is shocking and atmospheric, one scene in particular involving the figure in the red cloak affected me so much I couldn't sleep for days when I first saw it. Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie are note-perfect i” read more

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