Our favorite foreigner is 40 years old

Silhouette of a child on a bicycle, with a strange creature in the front basket, flying in front of a majestic moon. The image attached to the logo for Amblin Entertainment, a production company that Steven Spielberg created with Kathleen Kennedy (now president of Lucasfilm) and Frank Marshall, is much more than just a company brand, it’s a symbol of the emotional memory of an entire generation. This wonderful scene Which. T. extra floor, as little Elliot, surprised by his new friend’s powers on Halloween night, exclaimed, “Not so loud! Not so loud!” As he defying the law of gravity through the aerial displacement of the bicycle, with the voice of one of the most beautiful subjects in John Williams’ repertoire, it is a moment that opens something up in the spectator, to their pure sense of magic. Even today we feel the magic of Elliott’s journey, we are transported through Williams’ tune. Fun fact: This scene is a tribute to the movie Milan miracle (1951), by Vittorio de Sica, one of Spielberg’s favorites, with a fictional element that puts poor people flying on brooms…

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