WAKING LIFE -- ILLUSTRATED SCREENPLAY & SCREENCAP GALLERY
That works really well because you're imagining this guy and this dwarf in this bar. And there's an imaginative aspect to it. But in film, you don't have that because you actually are filming a specific guy, in a specific bar, with a specific dwarf,
of a specific height, who looks a certain way, right?
[Man] So, like, um, for Bazin, what the ontology of film has to deal -- it has to deal with, you know, with -- photography also has an ontology.
[Man] except that it adds this dimension of time to it, and this greater realism. And so, it's about that guy, at that moment, in that space. And you know, Bazin is, like, a Christian, so he, like, believes that, you know, in God obviously and everything. For him reality and God are the same. You know, like --
And so what film is actually capturing is, like, God incarnate, creating. You know, like this very moment, God is manifesting as this. And what the film would capture if it was filming us right now would be, like, God as this table, and God is you, and God is me, and God looking the way we look right now, and saying and thinking what we're thinking right now,