Bearing Knowledge Not Meant for You

Over at Crisis Magazine, Joseph Susanka has a strong, insightful piece featured looking at Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's The Lives of Others and Francis Ford Coppola's The Conversation, two films wherein he finds a common, ponderous theme about discovery and the weight of carrying knowledge not meant for you.:The similarities between the two films are striking. Coppola and von Donnersmarck employ many of the same methods (both visual and auditory) in their efforts to create tension … [Read more...]