Rare Bird

For a cinematic visionary, it's only appropriate that George Miller is talking about sight: his own (those Le Corbusier-style specs are not only a style icon; more importantly for a man who spends much of his time writing and reading scripts, they're multifocals) and that of horses. When he learns from Time's photographer that equine eyesight moves constantly between monocular and binocular vision, the ever-affable and ultra-curious Miller moves forward in his chair: "So depending on which part of the eye they look out of they can see close or far away?...

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