Moomins / Death

50 Lessons That Moomins Can Teach You About Life

4 – “I knew nothing, but I believed a lot.”

–Moominpappa

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– Moomintroll: “what is duty, really ?”

– Snufkin: “doing what you don’t want to.”

19

“A theatre is the most important sort of house in the world, because that’s where people are shown what they could be if they wanted, and what they’d like to be if they dared to and what they really are.”

25

“I like stars more than anything else. I watch them as I fall asleep and wonder who lives on them and how to get there. The night sky looks so friendly with all those little twinkling eyes.”

–Snufkin

48

“It’d be awful if the world exploded, it’s so wonderfully splendid.”

–Snufkin

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“I only want to live in peace and planting potatoes and dream!” – Moomintroll

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Precious notes about using colors in film.

There’s no Academy Award for Best Color — yet — but this less-celebrated element of filmmaking is used to propel and convey the plot. Here’s how. A sunny, hopeful yellow. An introspective turquoise. An arresting, violent red. When you see a color in a film, what you see is no accident — filmmakers carefully compose…

via How color helps a movie tell its story — ideas.ted.com