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Ghazi sees suspension of disbelief as an essential ingredient for storytelling but also attributes it to people's daily life and the human condition.
"I think it helps with the suspension of disbelief and helps you to appreciate just how special the stuff he can really do is," Fisch added.
Luckily, a willing suspension of disbelief kicks in and the reader is left admiring the complexity of the plot, the idiosyncratic characters and the interesting--sometimes tortured--nature of the relationships.
According to Wishcamper, "The tension, the claustrophobia, comes from the actors on stage." In the style of pre-Tippi Hedren Hitchcock, the thrills in this play rely primarily on a suspension of disbelief. The Birds premiered at Gate Theatre in Dublin, where McPherson is a company member and runs at the Guthrie through April 8.
While accepting a ban on dancing in this day and age requires a suspension of disbelief, a story where dance is the ultimate form of self-expression--with the edge of rebellious fun to boot-makes it easier to swallow for dance lovers.
"Here, the scheme as described by plaintiffs, requires a suspension of disbelief because it requires the court to accept that the Sorrento entities were willing to commit economic suicide," wrote Judge James Yates in his ruling.
After all, it took a suspension of disbelief to accept the actor in the role in the first place.
This is a movie that can be seen at different levels and a bit of "willing suspension of disbelief" will make the experience even more special.
There were evocative costumes by Deborah Trout and Susan Benson's elegant sets, originally designed for the Banff Centre in 1990, did not appear dated, although the minimal sets in the opera's final scene stretched suspension of disbelief to breaking point.
With just a slight costume change between characters, any shifts in age were up to the actors' mannerisms and the audience's suspension of disbelief.
Clinton's argument last September that accepting that the surge had made progress ''would require a willing suspension of disbelief.'' (April 9)
"It would require a willing suspension of disbelief to deny Iran supports al-Qaeda in Iraq."