Did You Know?
The real problem with "minimal" art is not that it's minimal, but that it's not. The eye strays. In the cinema, it has been trained to do so, often with aberrant results. Though I doubt if I could coherently relate the plot of "North By Northwest", a movie I must have seen four or five times, I believe I'll remember to my dying day the color of Cary Grant's socks as he flees from the crop-dusting...
He made very brief (uncredited) appearances in both "Love And Death On Long Island" and "The Dreamers", both of which are based on his novels. In the first, he can seen in the audience for a lecture given by the John Hurt character and in the second, he plays a visitor to the Louvre Museum, past whom the three leading characters run on their way out.