The Dreamers
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:01:34
Strange beautiful grass of green...
:01:38
with your majestic silver seas.
:01:41
Your mysterious mountains
l wish to see closer.

:01:46
May l land my kinky machine.
:01:51
The first time l ever saw a movie
at the Cinematheque Fran├žaise...

:01:55
l thought only the French...
:01:58
would house a cinema
inside a palace.

:02:12
The movie was Sam Fuller's
'Shock Corridor'.

:02:16
lts images were so powerful,
it was like being hypnotised.

:02:22
l was 20 years old.
lt was the late 60s.

:02:25
l'd come to Paris for a year
to study French.

:02:28
Here l got my real education.
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l became a member of what
was kind of a freemasonry.

:02:37
The freemasonry of cinephiles.
:02:39
What we'd call 'film buffs'.
:02:49
l was one of the insatiables...
:02:51
the ones you'd always find
sitting closest to the screen.

:02:56
Why do we sit so close?
:02:59
Maybe it was because we wanted
to receive the images first,


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