Carol: The Voyeuristic Camera | a short film | Haiku Review

Haiku Review

After watching the short film Carol: The Voyeuristic Camera . If you like to write a HAIKU REVIEW – leave Haiku in the Comment section of this post or your own . Express the views you feel about the ‘Moveable Painting’ …

A new short will appear on Fridays so feel the Muse when it happens.

One of the ways to write Haiku is using the 5-7-5 syllable combination . often writing one or more verses. It is an option . not a rule. Enjoy the fun and creativity of 1st) viewing the short film . 2nd) looking for your Haiku and creating it 3rd) sharing it if you so desire.

Here’s to the Haiku Review Challenge
Cheers! – j.kiley

by j.kiley

Lens is in focus
Always someone watching you
Seen . not knowing who

© j.kiley ’17

Best Viewing Experience Open Video Full Screen

CAROL: The Voyeuristic Camera | Jacob T. Swinney

Rate . . . PG
Genre . . . Documentary . Arts . Forbidden Love
Length . . . 51s

CAROL (2015) is a film about forbidden love. This concept is very much echoed in the film’s cinematography. Director Todd Haynes presents us with many shots of Therese watching Carol from afar, Carol unaware she is being observed. In these moments, the camera serves as Therese’s POV, forcing us to feel the struggle between her uneasiness and her desire. Even when a character is not secretly observing another person, Haynes often positions his camera in a way that makes us feel like we are the voyeur. Shooting through windows and obscuring our view with door frames, Haynes places us where we are not supposed to be. We are watching something we shouldn’t be watching, and that is what makes CAROL such an experience.

Music: “Datebook” by Carter Burwell

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