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  • noun The quality of being unseeable.


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  • Some change of approach was no doubt encouraged by the medium of film itself, to the extent that a cinematic entity must usually meet the camera’s gaze in some fashion; but it is equally clear that Whale, steeped as he was in expressionist technique, could have done a great deal with shadow and indirection if he had wanted to suggest the monster’s monstrous unseeability.

    _Frankenstein_'s Cinematic Dream


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