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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (1 (64)): 181–185.
Published: 01 May 2007
... “Detritus and the Moving Image.” Courtesy of the Freud Museum, London A R C H I V E F O R T H E F U T U R E Breathing in the Archives Amelie Hastie Thoughts were things, to be collected, collated, analyzed, shelved, or resolved.  — H. D., A Tribute to...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 33–63.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Irigaray's argument that Heidegger has “forgotten” the pre-Socratic element air in a philosophy that privileges materiality and vision, I examine popular films that feature air, and in particular breathing, as a central trope. Because of an emphasis on the more obviously material aspects of visual images...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (3 (30)): 51–56.
Published: 01 May 1992
... too, with bated breath, a snelled hook number four, and a wet fly. No weights or clips. He’d present the bait naturally, that way it would be carried with the current under the stones to the enemy’s intimate entrenchment. They spooked easily and he stalked them with a delicate belligerence...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 93–117.
Published: 01 September 2016
...- propriate breathings and unqualified gestures. I have identified three main dimensions at play in Straub and Huillet’s practice with actors. First, there is the organization of what I refer to as an ignorant encounter between the actors and the unreadable texts that the films are based on. These...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 161–163.
Published: 01 September 2012
... speak to the taxi driver. He’s become somewhat of a guardian for me. I find it hard to breathe, all of a sudden. I’ve felt like this since I first stepped off of the plane in Tel Aviv. I look out of the car. Can we turn back? “We need to go,” he mutters. We’re changing direction now. I ask the...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (3 (63)): 167–170.
Published: 01 December 2006
... effects had already entered the charged air we breathed. The air I now breathe feels weighted with expectancy. I continue to be buoyed by that history, a history that feels about to erupt again. How did it happen then? What is to be done now? Notes 1. Laura Mulvey, “Visual Pleasure and...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 185–192.
Published: 01 September 2017
... move forward. Yet Queer Temporality  • 187 this respite lasts for a few seconds at most before the ending sweeps in. Restful periods in Queers are always stolen moments when the player is allowed to breathe and read. Because of the game’s text...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (3 (30)): 76–91.
Published: 01 May 1992
... symptoms (poison). 10. The Sound of My Own Breathing The process of substitution is of course endless, but the robins come eventually, providing the sense of an ending. So let me mention one last substitution. To say that the patient wants the analyst’s ear is to indicate a treacherous...
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Camera Obscura (1984) 4 (3 (12)): 18–39.
Published: 01 December 1984
... taunting voice. Also, the sound of those five runners was really amplified. On some of it you heard slow-motion breathing and I think we used an echo effect; it was like crashing breathing. The sound at the monitor end and at the 21 runner end of the gallery was amazing. The whole place...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 160–164.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., and . . . ) is a breath of fresh air in the current repressive public sphere. In the preface 164  •  Camera Obscura to your autobiography, you embrace the significance of change in your storied life and note that “everything about our world today speaks to the need for flexibility and...
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Camera Obscura (1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 7–11.
Published: 01 December 1982
... addressed: Paul condemns Denise’s desire to live in the country, and in the same breath his daughter Cicile’s passion for soccer, as “just words” (“la passion, c’estpas p”:repeated three times in the film, Paul Godard to Denise, Denise to Michel, the printer, M. Personne to...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 141–151.
Published: 01 December 2016
... interpellates viewers as “you,” advising “you to repeat” the drills in order to “put the operation into action.” The repetition of the voice’s instructions stresses a sense of urgency. The drills, which feature commands like “shake your head,” “close your eyes,” “catch your breath,” “crouch as much...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 125–133.
Published: 01 May 2013
... door; the other runs farther up the street and stops, waiting for the signal. “OK.” She starts running toward the women with the equip- ment. She begins screaming as she runs and then comes to an abrupt halt . . . She is out of breath and begins to cry. “Distortion...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (2 (71)): 77–105.
Published: 01 September 2009
... breathing,” and Jutka is not 84  •  Camera Obscura willing to give up her “free breathing” for the sake of the family. We do not know what she will do. It is not clear what options are open to her. We later see her crying in the factory, but we are not invited to juxtapose this image to that of...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 177–183.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Night, dir. Mauro Balognini, Italy, 1960 Cinema censorship was not limited to images; dialogue was also censored through dubbing. For example, in the origi- nal French version of Jean-­Luc Godard’s À bout de souffle (Breath- less, France, 1960), Michel ( Jean-­Paul Belmondo) says to Patricia...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 187–193.
Published: 01 September 2016
... it warm and wet, rubbing my tongue along its surface. I hear your breathing quicken. You pull me by the hair and flip me over, push- ing me down, thrusting into my body. The leather harness gently Camera Obscura 92, Volume 31, Number 2 doi 10.1215/02705346-3592543 © 2016 by Camera...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Back” duet. Later John dedicated a defiant version of “I’m Still Standing” to Turner. Indeed, it was largely through the auspices of the annual VH-1 Divas Live specials that the world at large learned that certain men might be spoken of, for good and for ill, in the same breath as Bette Davis...
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 60–71.
Published: 01 September 1983
... color tones are a bluish-green, creating a look which is "rough around the edges"-much like a home-movie. The camera roams freely, and we see the mother's body in intimate detail. The sound-track moves from the sounds of mother and child playing in the bath to the breathing and...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (3 (96)): 121–154.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of dust both foreground the grittiness of the sand that covers the floor and give a sense of materiality to the space and the move- ment of bodies within it (fig. 9). The sonic emphasis on the horses’ heavy rhythmic breathing and the hooves’ weighty pounding on the sandy floor, drowning out...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (3 (39)): 126–150.
Published: 01 September 1996
... slept every other night in recent memory. After a harrowing climb in which the stairs creak and bend under her weight, and she struggles to catch her breath, Bonnie lies down to 139 rest. Later it is discovered that she has died in her sleep. The coroner is summoned and pronounces death, and...