Of course the final grab at the heart of the viewer is the post-crash cry of grief from the mother or the affectingly
restrained image of the truck driver slouching in despair.
While Vince transforms himself so affectingly
into a secretive, desperately unhappy figure, it's hard to imagine the film working so well without the stunning catalyst it has in Callie.
Retaining the book's darkly surreal comic tone (this world really isn't so different to Carroll's Wonderland), the performances from the eight-strong cast were terrific - Johnny Herford's Josef K affectingly
forlorn in the face of inevitable oblivion and Nicholas Folwell's Priest offering up the poignant Before the Law parable with fervent clarity.
Although Italian soprano Katia Ricciarelli (Amelia) is not quite his match in beauty of tone or freedom at the top, she sings and acts affectingly
The shot, one of Tillmans's best known, was suddenly and unexpectedly illuminated with neon sadness by this periphery of rocketing stars and now grounded sky birds and was followed up affectingly
with a comparatively small and modest example of one of Tillmans's aerial views, a downward gaze at Earth as if seen by an ascending figure.
He may talk affectingly
of his relief that Lewis didn't actually kill him and hint at retirement to spend more time with his pigeons and his burgeoning stable of children.
The Schubert arrived, after intermission, as a healing balm, and its seemingly uncomplicated yet magisterial musical gestures were affectingly
, if not heart-stoppingly, set forward.
Forsstrom's lyric is not really learned; the allusions are used easily and naturally to enhance the air of sadness or estrangement which hangs over the whole, a genuinely and affectingly
elegiac work, couched in a conversational yet somehow always noble diction.
Indeed one of the items on this selection of concert works, an Ave Maria affectingly
sung by tenor Luciano Ganci, is actually set to the famous Intermezzo from that opera.
In her debut as Pamina, Jackalyn Short sang affectingly
, but with a touch of coolness.
In Il Tabarro, tenor Bo Zhang as Luigi won the evening's first ovation, though Amelia Burns' harrowed and affectingly
believable Giorgetta really carried the show, notwithstanding Wesley Biggs' vocally light but believable performance as her tormented husband Michele.
Yes, he can--often very beautifully and affectingly