Cinema: Mar. 30, 1962

Through a Glass Darkly. Sweden's icily intelligent Ingmar Bergman infuses unexpected warmth of feeling into a darkly metaphysical drama that depicts the birth of God in the form of an enormous spider.

Last Year at Marienbad. Alain Resnais, the grand admiral of the French New Wave, has produced a movie that is anything but a movie: a metaphysical enigma, a Platonic allegory, a treatise on cubistic cinema that attempts an Einsteinian revolution in the art of film, a Rorschach blot into which the spectator can project whatever he pleases.

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