How physical space tells the story of ‘When Harry Met Sally’

This piece on vulture.com is absolutely fascinating – and very believeable! Plus, I love When Harry Met Sally. I also love analyzing things like an English major.

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How When Harry Met Sally Used Physical Spacing to Tell Its Love Story

 When Harry Met Sally, with all of those cute old couple interviews, is a movie about how people come together. Not only is that the story Nora Ephron was telling with the plot, but it’s also the one told visually by director Rob Reiner. In every scene involving Harry and Sally, the physical distance between the two in the frame reflects where they are emotionally. And I mean every scene.

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