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Sergei Eisenstein Quotes

Sergei Eisenstein Quotes & Quotations
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    Even in a less exaggerated description, any verbal account of a person is bound to find itself employing an assortment of waterfalls, lightning rods, landscapes, birds, etc. Sergei-EisensteinSergei Eisenstein
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    For example, in painting the form arises from abstract elements of line and color, while in cinema the material concreteness of the image within the frame presents - as an element - the greatest difficulty in manipulation. Sergei-EisensteinSergei Eisenstein
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    Language is much closer to film than painting is. Sergei-EisensteinSergei Eisenstein
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    Now why should the cinema follow the forms of theater and painting rather than the methodology of language, which allows wholly new concepts of ideas to arise from the combination of two concrete denotations of two concrete objects? Sergei-EisensteinSergei Eisenstein
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    The profession of film director can and should be such a high and precious one; that no man aspiring to it can disregard any knowledge that will make him a better film director or human being. Sergei-EisensteinSergei Eisenstein