Numéro Cinq at the Movies: Love at First Sight, or The Problem of Beginnings --- R. W. Gray | Numéro Cinq
The odd thing about beginnings is how often they are forgotten. When I'm teaching and asking students about the first frames of films, they often reference later plot points more than the actual first shots. Roland Barthes, in his A Lover’s Discourse, points out that there is no love at first sight.