Issues to Consider While Watching Don’t Look Now [1973], Nicholas Roeg, Director

The film is a combination ghost and horror story dominated by color symbolism and the interplays of sight vs. blindness, the authentic vs. the fake, and the real vs. the unreal. To prepare for watching the film, read William Smith’s “The Film Column” in Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, 77-79. Smith’s review will not spoil the surprise ending of the film. Here are a few things to consider as you watch the film: