I Shot Jesse James, Samuel Fuller, 1949
The Sisyphean ball drops.
Abus de faiblesse, Catherine Breillat, 2013
Even better with a bookcase.
Boy Meets Girl, Leos Carax, 1984
Funny how a bad party can ruin a lovely evening.
La Mort en ce jardin, Luis Buñuel, 1956
Men indifferent as trees.
Perfect Blue, Kon Satoshi, 1997
A transparency that dissolves, tablet and hand, both equally soluble.
"Marianne only liked strawberry jam, whereas her mother, who was allergic to strawberries—even in jam they gave her a rash—preferred plum jelly."
The Blue Room, Georges Simenon, 1963
La Ville des pirates, Raúl Ruiz, 1983
Man or egg? Ball or boy? Grapes or potatoes?
What Now? Remind Me, Joaquim Pinto, 2013
The sound of a dog’s ears flapping.
The Witches, Nicholas Roeg, 1990
What’s in a grasshopper’s abdomen?
The Cannibals, Manoel de Oliveira, 1988
And a concave one, to collect scraps of a collapsed world.