"The Conversations: Walter Murch and the Art of Editing Film" 2004
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[about the opening scene of Apocalypse Now
(1979):] "You're looking at a character whose head is enveloped in flames, and then at slow-motion helicopter blades slicing through his body, superimposed upon a whirling ceiling fan, and strange sounds and music intermingling from different sources; you're probably aware you're watching a film, not an imitation of real life. Even dreams, despite their ...
Son of Canadian painter, Walter Tandy Murch (August 17, 1907 - December 11, 1967). His first one-man show was in 1941 at Wakefield Gallery in New York. Murch regularly mounted solo exhibitions every two years until his death in 1967. By 1950, he also taught at Pratt Institute and later at New York University, Columbia University and Boston University.