“Sculpting in time” is a unique and original theory. Beyond this, however, Tarkovsky has many insights into the process of making movies.
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A note from the author.
“Is it sculpting in time? Or is it sculpting time, the audience’s time?” Shawn asks. “Tarkovsky’s notion that creating movies is a kind of sculpting…with time as the basic material…may be one the most interesting ideas about the work of creating movies. I look forward to reflecting more on his thought as I study his work. His movies definitely require more than one viewing.”