Sunday, April 30, 2017

The Virgin Spring---didn't know this until recently

Now I want to make it plain that 'The Virgin Spring' must be regarded as an aberration. It's touristic, a lousy imitation of Kurosawa.
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/i/ingmarberg759342.html

"Now I want to make it plain that The Virgin Spring must be regarded as an aberration. It's touristic, a lousy imitation of Kurosawa."
--Ingmar Bergman

"...And if one is reminded that Rashomon, Akira Kurosawa's 1950 Japanese classic, also shared a similar theme (a rape in a forest, as seen through various pairs of eyes), it's interesting to know that Bergman not only studied that film but also other works of Kurosawa prior to making The Virgin Spring."
--Jerry Vermilye, Ingmar Berman: His Life and Films
Now I want to make it plain that 'The Virgin Spring' must be regarded as an aberration. It's touristic, a lousy imitation of Kurosawa.
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/i/ingmarberg759342.html
Now I want to make it plain that 'The Virgin Spring' must be regarded as an aberration. It's touristic, a lousy imitation of Kurosawa.
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/i/ingmarberg759342.html

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