Acting-Out Politics

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

DESTROY SHE SAID (Marguerite Duras, 1969) from Spectacle Theater on Vimeo. Unfortunately this clip doesn’t include English translation but it’s visually expressive. To survive physically after being exposed to catastrophically inhumane experiences – after being extremely violated by another humans, is not only difficult and more often impossible, but it’s not by itself a moral […]

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 […]

It looks like Godard wanted to help the immortality of the old story by Merimee (vocally framed and reinforced by Bizet’s opera) by saving it from anthropological tautology. Indeed, what is so big deal about an amorous affair and its noisy betrayal? We know thousands of stories like that – love-betrayal-and-revenge – human thinking’s narrow […]

Giovanni Angelo del Maino, “Saint John The Evangelist” (1520-30), Lime wood, ht. 143cm. Whom we’re seeing in front of us is a person right from the 16th century, stretching out his hand as if asking for a handout. His facial expression supports the meaning of his extended arm and open palm – it’s an appeal […]

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. […]

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