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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Smiley's People




This is a slow-paced and deliberate TV series. I don't know in what country this kind of filmmaking is still around any more. Scenes go on for a full minute. Characters are allowed speak slowly. Very interesting and absorbing. Nowadays even British spy series are frantic (eg, MI-5) and barely coherent.

I remember Alec Guiness' voice very well, because I have seen Star Wars too many times -- "Luke. Use the Force!"

3 comments:

CAVA said...

哎呀呀,你一提他的声音,我就好象陶醉地浸在一大缸温水里,这一大清早的。

CAVA said...

近三十年前了。当时电视剧舞台表演的痕迹比较重,电影里不能挥霍的时间和镜头,正好放在电视剧里。

Jun said...

挺好看的,有种复古的味儿。

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