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  • Nostalgia

    Nostalgia

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    My 1000 film on letterboxd! : )

    Tarkovsky was interested in the inner world of his characters, so the story of 'Nostalgia' is so minimal: a Russian poet / writer travels to Italy to learn about the life of a Russian composer of the XVI century, accompanied by a translator. The writer will meet a hermit, a kind of saint and prophet, who will ask for a simple gesture of faith (crossing a pool with a lit candle). And that's…

  • Difficulty Breathing

    Difficulty Breathing

    In Difficulty Breathing the claustrophobic scenes are present at all times. nevertheless, far from being an idyllic element, being always shown as a generator of conflict.

    Pessimism and coldness underlie at all times in the speech of the film. With an irreverent tone and in a certain sense "heartless", it takes us into a world of psychosis and paranoia.

    In the case of Uran for example:

    *SPOILER ALERT*
    Uran's courage is expressed in inconsequential situations such as getting up, taking out garbage, eating, etc. (situations that are usually ignored in conventional cinema).

    An unforgettable masterpiece that is a sensory experience for any movie lover :)

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  • Repression

    Repression

    I love how the beginning of the film presents the place with so much poetry. Color and music play a very interesting role in the film, coexist without creating hierarchical relationships. Without a doubt, my favorite scene is the final part (when the music disappears)

  • Beyond Ultra Violence: Uneasy Listening by Merzbow

    Beyond Ultra Violence: Uneasy Listening by Merzbow

    “In the world of SM, military uniforms…torture, corporal punishment…and police academies play a prominent role. In the world of SM, power…and authority…are presented as paranoiac themes. SM exposes the cruelty of absolute power…by showing this cruelty…in a violent way to the viewer. You witness the cruelty of SM practices. But the last thing you need in a war is SM.”