A woman dressed elegantly walks purposely through the water gardens at the Villa d'Este in Tivoli, as the music of Vivaldi's "Winter" movement of "The Four Seasons" plays. Heavy red filters... See full summary »

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A woman dressed elegantly walks purposely through the water gardens at the Villa d'Este in Tivoli, as the music of Vivaldi's "Winter" movement of "The Four Seasons" plays. Heavy red filters give a blue cast to the light; water plays across stone, and fountains send it into the air. No words are spoken. Baroque statuary and the sensuous flow of water are back lit. Anger calls it "water games." Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Sorry, But Not Kenneth Anger's Best
22 January 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A woman dressed elegantly walks purposely through the water gardens at the Villa d'Este in Tivoli, as the music of Vivaldi's "Winter" movement of "The Four Seasons" plays. Heavy red filters give a blue cast to the light; water plays across stone, and fountains send it into the air. No words are spoken. Baroque statuary and the sensuous flow of water are back lit. Anger calls it "water games." Based on what I've read, many have considered this among Anger's best, or his masterpiece, and it is apparently very influential. For me, I just did not care for it. I get that he shot it very beautifully and the use of tinting and light make this something of a moving painting. But, you know, it does not have that imagery I expect from his work.


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