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Saturday, 23 October 2010

Movies citations

Fast and Slow on the screen 
- Jour de fete,(1949), directed by Jacques Tati
In this film the concept Fast/Slow can be found when the protagonist Francois tries to imitate the american postman, by speeding up his deliveries, with his bicycle.
- Koyaanisqatsi, (1982), directed by Godfray Reggio
Contrast between the frenetic life of the city and the slow pace of the nature, through different cinematographic techniques (fast forward, rallenty).

-Eat drink man woman, (1994), directed by Ang Lee

Contrast between the traditional Chinese food (slowly prepared) and the fast food where one of the three sisters work

- The Fast and the Furious, (2001), directed by Rob Cohen
Representation of the speed with illegal race of automobiles.
Les Triplettes de Belleville, (2003), directed by Sylvain Chomet 
Bicycle race, Tour de France.
- Cars, ( 2006), directed by John Lasseter
Automobile race representing speed, in a cartoon way.

- Fast Food Nation, (2006), directed by Richard Linklater

This movie shows the parallel between fast food and fast modern life in big cities.

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