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THE CLOCK (Christian Marclay) Tate Modern.
I have always argued that using film clips to support an argument is not acceptable to me as I think that a clip outside the context of the whole film may have different, even contradictory meanings. What can 24 hours … Continue reading
Posted in audience responses, film clips, FILM RECEPTION Tagged 24 hours films, Christian Marclay, clips, fiction, the clock, the TAte, time 1 Comment
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul. An older woman’s view.
When I first saw Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, years ago I did not record my thoughts or the film group’s. I just remember that I had a strong feeling that Fassbinder explored ageing and ageism as well as racism … Continue reading
Posted in Ageing, Ageism, critics Tagged Ageism, arabic music, bar, being seen, betrayals, body, communication, family, fassbinder, fiction, film reviews, food, foreign workers, isolation, love, melodrama, moroccan customs, mother and daughter, mother and son, old woman young man, racism, reviews, seeing, tenderness, women, working women 2 Comments
Mia Madre (2015)
I saw Nanni Moretti’s film in a tiny cinema and thought it deserved much better exposure. The film is subtle, gentle and deep. It is impossible not to think that it is the product of the director’s personal experience. The … Continue reading
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