Oh yes, a cheery title for this blog post. I apologise. But this only comes because of an email I received from one of my website's avid readers. I was asked - and this isn't rare - what I think the difference between slow film and Slow Cinema is. Two and a half years into my research, I still have no idea, and perhaps I will never be able to answer this questions. Slowness is relative. Whatever is fast for me, may be slow for you. It is true that slow films use very similar, if not the same kind . . .