What Realistic Film Dialogue Sounds Like

More than any medium, film has the ability to capture the reality of situations, largely through speech. In this video essay, Nerdwriter1 looks at The Meyerowitz Stories, to illustrate filmmaker Noah Baumbach’s talent for capturing the rhythm, speed, and tone of everyday conversation, as well as people’s tendency to talk over one another.

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