Acting-Out Politics

Weblog opens discussion about the psychology of Bushmerican style of behavior.

Why the heroine of the film Carolin does resist her love for the sensitive and passionate young man, Robert, whom mere physical closeness to her can put into erotic trembling and who can risk near everything in order to be with her? This is the question von Trotta puts in front of the viewers. Indeed, […]

Bunuel’s Gospel? In “Nazarin” Bunuel goes beyond theological, dogmatic or historical Christ. He imagines the existential Christ through Christ-like figure of our own times (as Anne-Marie Mieville and Godard imagine existential Mary in “Book of Mary” and “Hail Mary” correspondingly). In Bunuel’s analysis (and Francisco Rabal’s performance) Father Nazario’s virtuous life cannot be separated from […]

  

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