such_heights: amy and rory looking at a pile of post (who: eleven/tardis)
Amy ([personal profile] such_heights) wrote2011-06-02 12:59 pm

VID: Suzanne (Doctor Who, Doctor/TARDIS)

edited by [personal profile] such_heights
fandom: Doctor Who (multi-era)
ship: Doctor/TARDIS
music: Suzanne - Leonard Cohen
content notes: none
summary: "It's always you and her, isn't it? Long after the rest of us have gone. The boy and his box, off to see the universe."
notes: Spoilers through 6x04. I said I'd make [ profile] purplefringe a vid for her birthday, and this is the song and idea she gave me. This one took a village! Thanks to everyone who suggested Classic Who clips, and particular thanks to [personal profile] fizzyblogic, [personal profile] kaydeefalls, [personal profile] lizbee, [personal profile] pocketmouse and [personal profile] rhivolution for their feedback.
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password: suzanne

Suzanne from such heights on Vimeo.


Suzanne takes you down to her place near the river
You can hear the boats go by and you can spend the night beside her
And you know that she's half crazy
But that's why you want to be there
And she feeds you tea and oranges
That come all the way from China

And just when you mean to tell her
That you have no love to give her
Then she gets you on her wavelength
And she lets the river answer
That you've always been her lover

And you want to travel with her
And you want to travel blind
And you know that she will trust you
For you've touched her perfect body with your mind.

And Jesus was a sailor
When he walked upon the water
And he spent a long time watching
From his lonely wooden tower
And when he knew for certain
Only drowning men could see him
He said "All men will be sailors then
Until the sea shall free them"

But he himself was broken
Long before the sky would open
Forsaken, almost human
He sank beneath your wisdom like a stone

And you want to travel with him
And you want to travel blind
And you think maybe you'll trust him
For he's touched your perfect body with his mind.

Now Suzanne takes your hand
And she leads you to the river
She is wearing rags and feathers
From Salvation Army counters
And the sun pours down like honey
On our lady of the harbour
And she shows you where to look
Among the garbage and the flowers

There are heroes in the seaweed
There are children in the morning
They are leaning out for love
And they will lean that way forever
While Suzanne holds the mirror

And you want to travel with her
And you want to travel blind
And you know that you can trust her
For she's touched your perfect body with her mind.
pearwaldorf: rey from tfa (dw - eleven amy TARDIS)

[personal profile] pearwaldorf 2011-06-02 06:02 pm (UTC)(link)
Oh this is so, so lovely. Stop making me cry, dammit.
ladymercury_10: (amy stonehenge)

[personal profile] ladymercury_10 2011-06-02 06:15 pm (UTC)(link)
Wow. That's really sad and lovely.
gorgeousnerd: Christina Hendricks, smiling, with shoulder-length red hair and a black strapless dress. (Christina Hendricks.)

[personal profile] gorgeousnerd 2011-06-02 06:44 pm (UTC)(link)
Absolutely beautiful. ♥
settiai: (TARDIS -- mariannesquee)

[personal profile] settiai 2011-06-02 07:10 pm (UTC)(link)
Oh, this is gorgeous.
happydork: A graph-theoretic tree in the shape of a dog, with the caption "Tree (with bark)" (Default)

[personal profile] happydork 2011-06-02 07:22 pm (UTC)(link)
Oh, that gives me chills. Beautiful.
sharpest_asp: Nate Ford sitting on a bench, Sophie Devereaux resting against his lap (Default)

[personal profile] sharpest_asp 2011-06-02 07:48 pm (UTC)(link)
That was so wonderful. Just...speechless here now.

(Anonymous) 2011-06-02 08:54 pm (UTC)(link)
That was perfectly lovely.

[torn_eledhwen on LJ]
lurkingcat: (Tardis)

[personal profile] lurkingcat 2011-06-02 09:00 pm (UTC)(link)
That's a gorgeous video and a beautiful song choice - thank you.
gavagai: Death from Sandman - a woman with short dark hair and a kind smile, resting her chin on her hand. (Default)

[personal profile] gavagai 2011-06-02 09:01 pm (UTC)(link)
Oh, what a perfect song. This is just lovely!
revolutionaryjo: A girl waving in silhouette. (10)

[personal profile] revolutionaryjo 2011-06-02 09:59 pm (UTC)(link)
So lovely! I got all misty-eyed toward the end there.
kerravonsen: TARDIS, clouds: Dream (tardis-dream)

[personal profile] kerravonsen 2011-06-02 10:02 pm (UTC)(link)
Thank you. Now I'm going to think that her name is Sexy Idris Suzanne TARDIS.
china_shop: text icon that says "age shall not weary her, nor custom stale her infinite squee" (age shall not weary her)

[personal profile] china_shop 2011-06-02 10:03 pm (UTC)(link)
Oh wow. This is gorgeous!
rhivolution: Mulder's I Want To Believe poster from X-Files, with a TARDIS in place of the spaceship (I want to believe: X-Files/TARDIS)

[personal profile] rhivolution 2011-06-02 10:09 pm (UTC)(link)
So lovely to see the final work--it really does make me weepy. Bravo.

[personal profile] silver_spotted 2011-06-02 10:28 pm (UTC)(link)
that was beautiful
empatheia: (Default)

[personal profile] empatheia 2011-06-02 10:32 pm (UTC)(link)
This is a thing of beauty and a joy forever.
mergatrude: a hermit crab peering from it's shell with the text "lurker" (dr who - eleven/tardis)

[personal profile] mergatrude 2011-06-02 11:16 pm (UTC)(link)
Beautiful. Thank you.
laurashapiro: Donna runs happily in her winter coat; the TARDIS is in the background (donna)

::deploys TARDIS icon::

[personal profile] laurashapiro 2011-06-02 11:22 pm (UTC)(link)
This is fucking outstanding. Possibly my favorite POV shift in the history of vidding. I am in awe, and moved, and smiling.

Re: ::deploys TARDIS icon::

[personal profile] laurashapiro - 2011-06-07 20:21 (UTC) - Expand
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[personal profile] ashkitty 2011-06-02 11:25 pm (UTC)(link)
Was linked here by someone and am glad, this is beautiful! Doctor/TARDIS and Leonard Cohen--not an easy thing to manage, but this is lovely.
tardis_stowaway: TARDIS under a starry sky and dark tree (starlit tardis)

[personal profile] tardis_stowaway 2011-06-02 11:49 pm (UTC)(link)
This is gorgeous and so, so moving. It's pretty much the perfect tribute vid to "The Doctor's Wife." The slow pace of the song works well for the ancient partnership between the Doctor and his TARDIS, and the yearning is great for this episode, when they finally interact in a way they never have before. I love how you included all the other Doctors and a wealth of companions, making this a truly epic love story.

♥ ♥
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[personal profile] dualbunny 2011-06-03 12:01 am (UTC)(link)
Perfect song choice, and a seriously beautiful vid. :}
astrogirl: (Cosmos without the Doctor)

[personal profile] astrogirl 2011-06-03 12:28 am (UTC)(link)
This made me cry. Twice.

Utterly beautiful.

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[personal profile] astrogirl - 2011-06-07 20:34 (UTC) - Expand
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[personal profile] alizarin_nyc 2011-06-03 01:04 am (UTC)(link)
Something wonderful here! This is really incredible, from music choice to execution and the interplay of all the different Doctors makes an epic symphony. I'll be remembering this for a long time to come.
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[personal profile] talitha78 2011-06-03 01:19 am (UTC)(link)
Oh, that was lovely!
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[personal profile] petra 2011-06-03 02:03 am (UTC)(link)
This was absolutely glorious. I beamed the whole way through. I adore your every-Doctor montages especially, and the way you make Idris-TARDIS part of it without having her be the only representation we get with Eleventy was wonderful.
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[personal profile] promethia_tenk 2011-06-03 02:07 am (UTC)(link)
Nothing to do but echo all the praise <3

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