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“The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” vs. “Bright Star”

"The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" vs. "Bright Star"

So I might have been mindlessly looking through new stills from this summer’s “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.” I honestly can’t quite explain why (disturbed curiosity?), but it’s truly besides the point. The point is that I was totally struck by this imagine of Kristen Stewart and that squeegee kid vampire/her beard gazing into each other’s eyes in a field of purple flowers. Struck in the immediate familiarity that image brought with regard to a somewhat higher brow film from last year. Presenting when “Twilight” played homage to Jane Campion?

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well thought


i guess cause it’s purple flowers and perhaps eclipse’s production did happen right after bright star, so you might be on to something, but aren’t there probably dozens (if not hundreds) of similar “couples in a field of flowers” scenes in cinema history? embarrassingly, this one popped to mind:

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