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Titles are typed by computer keyboard

by Critical Commons Manager

The title sequence of The Center of the World is typed on a computer keyboard, while a grid of images displays a range of options for narrative trajectory. This sequence's fetishization of keystroke input is appropriate for a film about a dotcom era computer genius who has difficulty with personal relationships.

Personal computer kitsch adorns the opening title sequence of The Center of the World

Database aesthetics and keyboard input set the stage for a narrative set on the brink of the dotcom era

from The Center of the World (2001)
Creator: Wayne Wang
Distributor: Artisan Entertainment
Posted by Critical Commons Manager