12019-01-27T20:48:08+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3b11Destination Tokyo (1943)plain2019-01-27T20:48:08+00:00Critical Commons19432019-01-25T15:44:50ZVideoDelmer DavesDestination TokyoPatrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3b
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12019-01-27T21:06:21+00:003.13 Destination Tokyo1Destination Tokyo (1943)plain2019-01-27T21:06:21+00:00Call this start-and-stop technique the “person-to-person motif.” The camera moves from one person to the next, encouraging us to notice their differences and appreciate their similarities. The shot produces its meaning by creating an impression of sampling. These eight men with their eight desires stand in for many more men with many more desires. To understand that the film is offering us a part to stand for a larger whole, we must appreciate that the view is fragmentary.