>> you could argue that, for instance, because the camera
>> is pointed at Henry Hill several times in GOODFELLAS, we
>> are not seeing the action through his eyes . . .
As my hurried and meagre contribution to this debate, let me simply point
out that Francois Truffaut believed that the true subjective camera was
provided by a close-up, not a point-of-view shot. He is also the filmmaker
who used voice-over more often and more resourcefully than any other major
filmmaker, and, of course, he is the filmmaker who made "cinema in the
first person singular."
University of Manitoba
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