Don't Look Now meets Eyes Wide Shut
Perhaps she hasn't
somehow escaped by random deus ex machina. The only times we see her
after that, she's either with the little girl [saying farewell] in a
misty void, and then walking alone in an empty Venetian square. Perhaps
she's now doomed] to occupy the same position the girl once did. Maybe
the girl is an innocent in all this whose soul was simply trapped, and
the woman's [sacrifice] has ensured can finally pass on into the
image being destroyed
However, something interesting we see in this montage is the photo in the being put back in!
If that's the case, why was it not destroyed? Why was it taken out/For
what reason was it taken out? And why the heck is there a photograph of a girl who died in 1797?? I only just noticed that now! Ah/Oh well, dramatic license.
we see item drop
instead of stopping her they clap as she goes, signifying that she's not only playing right into their hands, but already has fallen under their grasp, tnd they cruelly congratulate their new prisoner.
The only thing left unexplained/answered is why.
For what purpose is a cadre of harlequins stealing people's souls And
what the = any of this has to do with a cautionary song about bad
relationships? Buggered if I know!
is all purely speculation, and I could be wrong, but that's alright.
Art like this is made for different interpretations, so there are never
any wrong answers, not even when you're taking the piss. All in all,
this music video is quite a nice oddity for an 80's pop singer! It sure
did something right if people like me are theorizing on it 30 years