Saturday, October 27, 2012

I walked with a Zombie

Thought this quote captured the essence of this film. On the way to the Island,  Mr. Holland describes his melancholic, dark view of the world around him to Betsy, the new nurse. His words not only reflect the film's underlying, pessimistic tone, but the conflict between reality and ambiguity.

It’s easy enough to read the thoughts of a newcomer.  Everything seems beautiful because you don’t understand.  Those flying fish…they’re not leaping for joy…they’re jumping in terror…bigger fish want to eat them.  That luminous water…It takes its gleam from millions of dead bodies. (plankton) There’s only death and decay here….


1 comment:

  1. I found this black and white film "I walked with a zombie" to be tasteful. This drama revolves completely around screams. What makes this film what it is supposed to be is the music involved. The dramatic music adds with the dark colors as well as the nighttime to create to accurate effects.