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Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 4:29 AM CSTName: "Bchir aroussia "
The themes . Violence : Burke's predilection for garrotting women makes for some deeply disturbing visuals, conscously designed, I fell, to remind the viewer of dressed To Kill. After all the controversy surround-the violence to Woman in that film, it seems De Palma wanted the world to know that he was unrepentant
Voyeurisme/ Surveillance: When he is out recording wildtrack sound, Jack catches a snatch of conversation, so turns and listens to the lovers.
In the hospital, he tells Sally She must stay under observation and she states, simply but emphatically"Idon't want to be observed" It will soon come to light that she actuallu makes a living by being observed and indeed photgraphed by karp in bed with the rich and gullible. The only bakground we get on jack apart from the revelation that he was (and is) the Kind who takes electrical objects to pieces is that he worked as a surveillance expert for the police, and an officer was killed whilst under his supervision. When Jack is hiding the precious film behind his siling panels, we watch through his windws , heightenning the feeling of paranoia which pervades the film.