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How film language expresses dreams

In ancient times, dreams could be expressed in literature, and dreams in literature were particularly beautiful. But in modern society, movies have become a new way of expressing dreams. The visual expression language of the movie is similar to that of dreams, so one cannot tell whether one is watching a movie or dreaming.

The classic work "Eight and a Half" by Italian director Ferrico Fellini is a dream movie. Fellini called dreams "the fables we tell ourselves and the myths that help us understand ourselves," and he said that in his films he strived to create "a stunning ambiguity between fantasy and reality." Therefore, there are often places in the filmmaking techniques that deliberately obscure the end of reality and the beginning of dreams. There are many strange-looking characters in his films, and the settings are surreal and abrupt. All of these are undeniably inspired by dreams. Got it. The colors displayed on the screen in his films are not only part of the language of the film, but also to express "the concept and feeling of dreams."

Movies use an almost magical technique to play with images in the palm of your hand, which seems to be the best way to express dreams. Naturally, some of the most famous film masters have used dreams to their artistic advantage. The films of Swedish film giant Ingmar Bergman go further than Fellini in their relationship to dreams. He kept using the same actors, and over time their faces became so familiar to the audience that they became "typecast" characters that were easily confused when watching different movies. As one critic said, his work as a whole forms a rich tableau of repetitive dreams. Bergman appreciated this metaphor and said that if the audience finds that the dreams in his movies are similar to their own dreams, that is the best communication. The characteristics of dreams in his movies, whether it is the storyline or the characters, maintain a kind of god-like, dream-like performance. However, Bergemann's works do not only present images of dreams. For him, making movies is one of the essences of life, just like dreaming.

[Master’s characteristic dream analysis]

The above dream interpretations are general interpretations. If you need to know specific matters, you can ask a master to interpret your dreams based on your birth date and the scene when you dreamed:

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