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Funny how, at the same time that Japanese and Italian Cinema were reflexes of the post-war implications, the US always tried to run from it through escapism, even though this escapism is in the form of a complex melodrama.
Showing the girl idolizing the man is a social critique of that time, capped off with the ghostly plan of her looking at him at the end.
In a way, it also finds echo in In The Mood For Love and Lost In Translation, even though you have to accept the idea that he didn't remember her at all.
Divertido como, na mesma época na Itália e Japão o Cinema era um reflexo das implicações do pós-guerra,…