Acting-Out Politics

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

“Faithless” based on Ingmar Bergman’s screenplay (2000) depicts the primordial ties between life and art. According to the film, it is because of the existence of serious, not entertaining art, art dedicated to truth of life, not to commercial success, demanding the distortion of this truth, that the life of humanity can continue – the […]

“Cuentame Como Paso” (“Tell Me How it Happened”) by Miguel Angel Bernardeau (on PBS, Seattle/WA, Spanish language channel) is a TV series about the life of a Middle class Spanish family at the end of 60s to late 70s (originally a TV series first broadcasted by the Spanish Public TV since 2000). The director is […]

Garrel doesn’t try to depict a historical or existential Christ, but instead to research the possibilities of representing Christ as a psychological archetype, as an internal image inside the human psyche, and Christianity as a Christian sensibility. To incarnate, cinematographically, this psychological Christ – Garrel uses an exceptional actor and a rare human being, Pierre […]

Kurosawa presents to the viewers the main character (Sanjuro) which in spite of all his humanity couldn’t exist in real life – couldn’t be from the same specie as we who are born from animalistic fight for existence. Between Sanjuro and us traumatized from childhood, touched by vices, corrupted by socio-political organization oriented on power, […]

  

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