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I missed seeing Hannah (2018) on the big screen. This film co-funded by Euroimages of the Council of Europe did not get a wide distribution in London but a friend alerted me. She recommended the most depressing film about an … Continue reading
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
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ALI: FEAR EATS THE SOUL.
The film I chose for the old women in film group this month was Fassbinder’s Ali: Fear Eats The Soul (1974) . I saw it a long time ago with a group in the context of old women in film but at … Continue reading
Posted in Ageing, Ageism, FILM RECEPTION Tagged Ageism, body, communication, family, food, foreign workers, isolation, loneliness, other, racism, women cleaner, young man/older woman couple 1 Comment
ANOTHER YEAR, ANOTHER LIFE. ANOTHER FILM?
A difficult film, a very difficult film for me. When I saw it at the London Film Festival I disliked it intensely and that was the reaction of at least one member of the audience at the Lexi when I … Continue reading
Posted in Ageing, Ageism, Film Analysis Tagged Another Year, counselling, isolation, lasting marriage, loneliness, Mike Leigh, physical ageing Leave a comment