On Fri, 1 May 1998, J Doyle wrote:
>> Can anyone suggest interesting examples of opening title sequences
>> that use works of art (paintings or drawings) as a background?
>> Thanks for your comments.
Sorry for the delayed response.
The opening titles of Bertolucci's 'Last Tango In Paris' cover painting by
Francis Bacon. Marlon Brando then imitates the poses of the tortured man in
the Bacon paintings, later in the film, as Paul (Brando) naps on the floor of
his apartment after sex.
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