"The Snake Charmer" by Henri Rousseau (1907).

From France to The Jungle of Imagination: Henri Rousseau’s “Archaic Candour”

A few years ago I was writing the dissertation for my BA in Communications delving into the History of Cinema. I approached this field by focusing on a very specific film: Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now. Vittorio Storaro’s mesmerising cinematography struck my eye immediately and I started to research what influenced the Italian “master of Read more about From France to The Jungle of Imagination: Henri Rousseau’s “Archaic Candour”[…]