A list of all the people who contributed to this document. The opening titles of The Shining consist of long, dreamlike, sweeping shots of the Rocky Mountains, as Kubrick explained to Michel Ciment 1:
Northern Lights Earnest, humane, and political, indie drama Northern Lights tells the story of how Norwegian-immigrant farmers organized in North Dakota circa as a means of fighting back against abuse by politically connected businessmen. Codirected by first-timers John Hanson and Rob Nilsson, the picture has a miniscule budget, simplistic black-and-white cinematography, and a general paucity of visual spectacle beyond panoramic shots of wintry North Dakota skylines.
Yet as is true of many respectable indies, the limitations of Northern Lights are also virtues. This is a story about small people living on the fringes of civilization, so the rudimentary presentation suits the material. Moreover, Hanson and Nilsson focus on performance, letting the faces of their actors carry the muted emotions of the storyline—another suitable choice, given the stoicism of the population being portrayed.
In every important way, the filmmakers strive to put viewers inside the day-to-day grind of a specific population. Ray Robert Behling is a struggling young farmer eager to marry his sweetheart, Inga Susan Lynchbut life has a nasty way of interrupting.
Viewed favorably, Northern Lights wedges an epic story into a manageable shape. Viewed critically, Northern Lights is like a sketch for a never-completed painting.
For every single thing the film accomplishes, some other thing is merely implied. This is not to say the movie feels incomplete, because it does not—but rather to say that Northern Lights epitomizes both the strengths and weaknesses of DIY filmmaking.Film Terms Glossary: Cinematic Terms: Definition and Explanation: Example (if applicable) fade: a transitional device consisting of a gradual change in the intensity of an image or sound, such as from a normally-lit scene to darkness (fade out, fade-to-black) or vice versa, from complete black to full exposure (fade in), or from silence to sound or vice versa; a 'fade in' is often at the.
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Read all the hottest movie and tv news. Get all the latest updates on your favorite movies - from new releases to timeless classics, get the scoop on Moviefone. The Kubrick FAQ is a scholarly examination of the films of the great American film director, Stanley Kubrick, drawn from the posts of the r-bridal.comk newsgroup.
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