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  1. miasm

    You've highlighted what I think is the most beguiling and frustrating aspect of Film Theory, as I understand it.
    IMHO, the real beauty of film is the synergy between the visual and audio components.
    Check out the first couple of minutes of 'The Manchurian Candidate' remake for a fairly clear example of how subtle differences in the relationship can evoke a different experience.
    I think it's the opening scene, set in the APC, as the credits are flashed up.

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