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EPILOGUE (HAYUTA VE BERL) 2012
March 1st. 2020 I was looking for a film to present to our Secular Jewish group and I suddenly thought of EPILOGUE dir: Amir Manor shown at the BFI festival in 2012 that had impressed me. Amour and Quartet also … Continue reading
Posted in Ageing, ageing couple, Ageism, critics, FILM RECEPTION, israel, marital disagreement Tagged father son, israel, marital conflict, marital relationship, old couple, old people poverty, racism, suicide 1 Comment
The Hundred Foot Journey (2014)
The Hundred Foot Journey (2014) Michelin Star and Indian spices get together. or Tout est pour le mieux dans le meilleur des mondes possibles. Voltaire I always look at the DVDs on the supermarket shelves to see what is selling. … Continue reading
Posted in Ageing, critics, fable, food Tagged chefs, family, feel good film, food, French food, Helen Mirren, Indian actors, Indian cooking, Indian food, intergeneration, Lasses Halstrum, Michelin Star, racism, restaurant Leave a 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
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