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How David Lean Created Ali’s Mesmerizing Entrance | Lawrence of Arabia

  September 15, 2017  ~    14.49 MB
How David Lean Created Ali’s Mesmerizing Entrance | Lawrence of Arabia

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MORE HERE: Script Differences | Ali's Well: http://bit.ly/2h5Yqv4

Hello Cinephiles! My favorite scene in David Lean’s Lawrence of Arabia—like most people—is Omar Sharif’s introduction at the well. It had been several years since I had seen the film and the main thing I remembered about it was Omar slowly coming out of the mirage. It wasn’t until viewing the film again recently that I realized just how important that scene is to the overall story. So let’s take a look at the creative decisions that went it to making the scene such a wonderful piece of cinema history and how the scene helps shape the characters of Lawrence and Ali. Some spoilers ahead— this is Making Film...

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This video essay was written, edited, and narrated by Tyler Knudsen.

Sources:

David Lean by Stephen M. Silverman
David Lean: A Life in Film
In Search of Lawrence
Romance of Arabia
Wind Sand and Star - The Making of a Classic
The Making of Lawrence of Arabia
https://cinephiliabeyond.org/lawrence...

Music:

Lawrence of Arabia Soundtrack
"The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo" by Charles Coborn

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