Acting-Out Politics

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

Petra is a successful fashion designer of women’s clothing, Petra-the beauty, Petra-the shining, Petra-the glamorous, Petra-the wise, Petra-the center of the universe, Petra-the everything, Petra – more than everything. Of course, we are not having a deal here with one-dimensional capricious/despotic queen from Hollywood movies. Petra, first of all, is gentle, modest, sensitive. This is […]

The Director’s Effort To Defeat The Distortions Of Historical Narratives By Communicating To The Viewers The Hidden Truth And Its Explanation Bertolucci’s “The Spider’s Stratagem” is constructed with semantically interconnected visual metaphors trying to explain to the viewers of the film – how historical narratives written according to the logic of the spider’s stratagem are […]

A Tale About A Victimized Hero Whose Halo Functions As A Mythological Consolation For Future Generations Spider’s Stratagem Falsifies Historical Legacy So As To Absolutize Utopia Of The Past Athos Magnani (Giulio Brogi), a man neatly dressed, with a face thoughtful rather than decisive, has just left the shade of trees for an opened sunny […]

To Love the Feeling Of Being In Love Or To Love Another Person When Audrey Klebaner met Jeremia Lippmann for the audition for the roles of Eglantine and Perceval for the future film by Edgar (Bruno Pudzulu) – a gifted and independently thinking young man trying out himself as a film director – all as […]

One More Example Of A Puzzling Surrealistic Images By Which Film Directors Characterize The Events In The Characters’ Internal World An unexpected gift for Philippe – the son of a dying woman is like a refreshing pill helping him to consume the world and continue to exist for the sake of existing. He likes only […]

The first position is personified by Philippe – the son of the woman afflicted with terminal illness (he is with his back to us). His indifferent posture with hands in his pockets tells us that he thinks he is beyond everything connected with death (not beyond his mother’s dying, of course, but death as an […]

Maria Callas (Medea) and Giuseppe Gentile (Jason) in “Medea” by Pier Paolo Pasolini Jason is very proud to get a princess Medea as a spouse. Besides, it was no easy task to kidnap her from her family and make her an accomplice in this adventure. And now he’s in full possession of this incredible woman. […]

Among other mini-narrations in “Dodes’kaden” Kurosawa depicts the existential predicament of a homeless father-son family. The obvious – physical pauperization is only part of this family’s impoverishment, but this “obvious part” is a metaphor of pauperization of the human soul. Our culture forgets about the human (including children’s) existentially spiritual needs. Physical poverty of the […]

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