Mapping the Long Take: Bela Tarr and Miklós Jancsó

In this video essay, Kevin B. Lee discusses the frequent use of the long take by Hungarian filmmakers Bela Tarr and Miklós Jancsó. Analyzing a single long take from each of their films, he illustrates how these filmmakers manage to construct complex scenes without ever cutting.

Kevin B. Lee

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The Long Take