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Behind the Seen: How Walter Murch Edited Cold Mountain Using Apple’s Final Cut Pro and What This Means for Cinema by Charles Koppelman

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Chapter 7. The Flow of It

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The eye on the pole.

OCTOBER 13, 2003—BUCHAREST

Three months into production, Murch is working 12 to 14 hours a day, six days out of every seven. But he faithfully takes an eight-mile run once a week, on Sunday, his one day off. He throws a coin onto a city map, then heads off in that direction from the hotel. Bucharest is a wonderfully strange city, with much to take in, so he brings along two tools of the trade: a digital still camera and a microcassette audio recorder. Today, a fine fall Sunday, is particularly plentiful:

October 13, 2002, Murch’s Journal

Good Run out Plevnei Boulevard to the pedestrian overpass ...

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