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The Guardian
8 mins | May 13, 2020

Together in the dark: what we miss about going to the movies

Oscar-winning editor Walter Murch: why cinema will always need a crowd. Cinemas are closed, but the silver screen’s primal magic lingers – and streaming is no substitute. From close-ups to communal screams, Walter Murch, editor of the Godfather trilogy and The English Patient, among others, explores in the Guardian the acute relationship between cinema-goers and filmmaking.

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