Serge Daney


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  • ''In an age of synthetic images and synthetic emotions, the chances of an accidental encounter with reality are remote indeed.''
    Serge Daney (1944-1992), French film critic. repr. In Sight and Sound (London, July 1992). "Falling Out of Love."
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  • ''The personal appropriation of clichés is a condition for the spread of cultural tourism.''
    Serge Daney (1944-1992), French film critic. "Falling Out of Love," vol. 2, no. 3, Sight and Sound (London, July 1992).
  • ''The media no longer ask those who know something ... to share that knowledge with the public. Instead they ask those who know nothing to represent the ignorance of the public and, in so doing, to legitimate it.''
    Serge Daney (1944-1992), French film critic. Quoted in Sight and Sound (London, July 1992).
  • ''If you can't believe a little in what you see on the screen, it's not worth wasting your time on cinema.''
    Serge Daney (1944-1992), French film critic. Quoted in Sight and Sound (London, July 1992).

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