LYDIA and the Power of Flashbacks

LYDIA and the Power of Flashbacks

2 Episodes

Observations on Film Art No. 25

Professor David Bordwell illuminates how Julien Duvivier’s haunting, exquisitely bittersweet romantic drama deploys intricate, subjective flashback sequences to enhance its sublime emotional impact.

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LYDIA and the Power of Flashbacks
  • LYDIA and the Power of Flashbacks

    Episode 1

    Professor David Bordwell illuminates how Julien Duvivier’s haunting, exquisitely bittersweet romantic drama deploys intricate, subjective flashback sequences to enhance its sublime emotional impact.

  • Lydia
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    Episode 2

    Lydia

    Episode 2

    Directed by Julien Duvivier • 1941 • United Kingdom

    A woman spends her whole life holding out against the advances of three men in the hopes that her first love will return to her.