Melodramatic Railway Sounds - Video Essay
by Oswald Iten
Oswald Iten analyzes the effect of railway sounds in David Lean’s Brief Encounter (1945), demonstrating how, although these sounds come from sources within the film, they form a sort of an alternative score that comments on the action and helps express the protagonist’s emotional state.
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