Caught
Directed by Max Ophüls

Opening Movements in Ophuls: Caught (and Madame de…)

John Gibbs analyzes the opening sequence of Caught (1949) and The Earrings of Madame de… (1953) focusing on how director Max Ophüls orchestrates The Long Take and camera movement in the first few minutes of each film.

John Gibbs

Videos: 2


Criterion Collection


Directing Openings & Endings


Directing Time: The Long Take, Slow Motion & Pacing


Film Noir


Film Noir