In one of his, Proof, not only can you enjoy Crowe in his youth you can also see his great abilities as an actor. This is one of his early films and proves that he has found the art form where his talent shines.
This is evident in an unforgettable scene. He is sitting on the sofa in the living room of the housekeeper of his blind friend. He looks up simply because he is curious about what the room looks like.
As he continues to look around the living room, he finds that the only decoration is of his blind friend. There are photos of the blind friend on the walls, picture frames of him on the coffee table and end tables, and the final shot is of an enlarged picture of the blind friend on a main wall of the living room.
Crowe, as the young Andy, excellently shows an expression of shock, surprise, bewilderment, realization of the housekeeper’s madness, and his failure to recognize this.
Crowe has the ability to reinforce all these emotions as he places the teacup and saucer back onto the coffee table. He quickly grabs his jacket and storms out of the housekeeper’s house.
His moment of “enlightenment” is made even more horrific with the fact that he had been having sexual relations with the housekeeper.
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