The article deals with Rohmer’s understanding of film music as an unnecessary and inappropriate fusion of two arts. The select examples from Rohmer’s body of work show a deviation from non-diegetic sound. Diegetic sound is a result of economical artistic expression and the equation of the protagonist’s view and the spectator’s perspective. At the end, Rohmer’s vision of film in comparison to music is dealt with through Deleuze’s thought about philosophy in relation to science and art.
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