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