First a complete mastery of classical technique is demonstrated. The mechanic at his workbench receiving the gift of inspiration is filmed with an angular dolly shot moving in from left to right behind him.
Then, a longstanding interest of cinema, the close-up lens, is brought to perfection in numerous shots verging on microphotography.
Overall, the effortless script pays homage to St. Narcissus by way of Dali.
The noteworthy score is like the best of all imagined Vegas lounge music.