Posted by John on November 03, 1997 at 04:01:28:
In Reply to: Re: Falling in Love posted by Lynne Cohen on November 02, 1997 at 16:51:38:
: : By the way, here's a question for ya:
: : Do you think, if Cora hadn't revealed her feelings to him in the glade, he would have pursued her anyway?
: He probably thought she was equal parts babe and pain in the neck until the "stirring to my blood" line. That let him know he had a chance, and most well-balanced guys don't start the pursuit in earnest until they've been given some real hope of success.
: Fast-forward to the battlements. Am I displaying my firm grasp of the obvious when I assume they consumated their relationship as the camera went to black? They look awfully mellow in the next scene.
: I thought it was a nice throwback to the 1940s, when the adults could figure out where the critical off-camera sex scene was but the kids didn't have a clue.
: Casablanca -- Bergman pulls gun, Bogie says "you'd be doing me a favor," fall into each others arms, pan away to search-light tower (Freud says big sex act takes place here) camera joins them fully dressed ... but they're smoking an
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