Re: From the light of a different sun

Postby dongregg » Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:58 pm

Reminds me of when my preteen granddaughters typed in "cheerleaders" as they looked ahead to high school. Oy.
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Re: From the light of a different sun

Postby sauvin » Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:40 pm

Yeah, or "teen model". Mostly what they're modeling is skin.
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Re: From the light of a different sun

Postby ltroifanatic » Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:14 am

A lovely old lady I used to work with searched "pussy".She was a cat lover.I know it has a different meaning in USA as she quickly found out. :o :shock:
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Re: From the light of a different sun

Postby sauvin » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:02 am

ltroifanatic wrote:A lovely old lady I used to work with searched "pussy".She was a cat lover.I know it has a different meaning in USA as she quickly found out. :o :shock:


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Re: From the light of a different sun

Postby sauvin » Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:03 am

Image

Lightly touched screenshot. Abby is at the hospital window saying goodbye to Thomas. What's specifically changed is white balance overall, a splash of purple under the eyes and nose, and a suggestion of red added to the whites of the eyes. She isn't crying, exactly, but I found the existing snow melted on the plate glass a thematic propinquity.

At this point of the story, Abby's solved Owen's Rubik's Cube and thrown up on his candy, but the scene in which Owen doggedly asks her to go steady has yet to happen. She's probably grateful that Owen seems to want so much to share his world with her, but probably doesn't realise that he looks on her as more than just somebody to be buddies with at the video arcade. As far as she knows, perched on the ledge just outside Thomas' window, when Thomas passes, she'll be alone in the world again.

She isn't crying, but even without these tiny enhancements, she sure looked and sounded like she was having a hard time keeping it contained. Is it just that she's about to lose her helper? Is it that she's about to lose some forty years of her past, a comfortable pattern of existence she knows can never be repeated exactly with somebody else? Maybe, and maybe, but the scene of tenderness in her kitchen suggests to me that knows what real love is, as shown over the course of said forty years by a man who gave her his life - all of it - in itty bitty bits and pieces. I suspect she returned that love, even if imperfectly, by not just abandoning him when he started getting older, slower and weaker.
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Re: From the light of a different sun

Postby ltroifanatic » Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:10 am

She does look so sad.As you said after 40 years of being together there would have to be some emotional attachment involved. Especially because,unlike Hakan,Thomas was once just a geeky little boy who just wanted to help her. :wub:
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Re: From the light of a different sun

Postby dongregg » Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:09 pm

Splendid job on this one! A few delicate enhancements trump a whole world of CGI!
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