ANATOMY of TIME [IFFR-11]

Anatomy of Time (2021), a movie written and directed by Thai director Jakrawal Nilthamrong, focuses on two different phases of a woman’s life, Meam, which is portrayed by Prapamonton Eiamchan (young Meam) and Thaveeratana Leelanuja (older Meam). During her youth, she spends time with her father who deeply cares about clocks and earns a living … Okumaya devam et ANATOMY of TIME [IFFR-11]

PETIT AMI PARFAIT: Perspective on Women and Real-Self Through Virtual Games [IFFR-09]

Petit Ami Parfait (Perfect Boyfriend, 2022), directed by Kaori Kinoshita and Alain Della Negra and produced by Ecce Films (France) was on the Harbour program of this year’s International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR). It has been created between documentary and drama; thus the film has been divided into real-life and digital identities. We can sum … Okumaya devam et PETIT AMI PARFAIT: Perspective on Women and Real-Self Through Virtual Games [IFFR-09]

THE PLAINS: The Beginning of the Journey is at Mind’s Realm [IFFR-08]

Playing a kind of time thief in the most visible part of the city that will make you completely unclothed, The Plains (2022) is looking for someone to share this theft in daily life. While thoughts about the spirit of memories embrace the birth of many rooms in the mind, there are topics that we … Okumaya devam et THE PLAINS: The Beginning of the Journey is at Mind’s Realm [IFFR-08]

A HUMAN POSITION (2022) – Unnatural Spaces of Perspective Dissonances [IFFR-07]

As soon as we turn our cheeks and completely blind our eyes, our tongue appears before us like a prey waiting to be bitten. A Human Position (2022), which focuses on the poetics and daimon of space rather than the body itself – which its name refers to – is in pursuit of its Stimmungun … Okumaya devam et A HUMAN POSITION (2022) – Unnatural Spaces of Perspective Dissonances [IFFR-07]

SPLENDID ISOLATION: Beaches Made of Human Body Where We Are Buried with Our Wounds [IFFR-05]

Splendid Isolation (2022), which embarks us on a journey to search for the traces of what happened before, occupies our minds with the definition of the concept of home. The most important consideration that increases the tension in the film is the fact that the body tries to hug its soul and starts to build … Okumaya devam et SPLENDID ISOLATION: Beaches Made of Human Body Where We Are Buried with Our Wounds [IFFR-05]

EAMI – You Mean the World to Someone [IFFR-03]

This week, as part of the International Film Festival Rotterdam’s (IFFR) 51st edition, we had the chance to watch EAMI (2022), directed by Paz Encina. Encina is a Paraguayan director and she is known for her movie titled Hamaca Paraguaya (2006). The movie was set in 1935 and it won the FIPRESCI award of the … Okumaya devam et EAMI – You Mean the World to Someone [IFFR-03]

YAMABUKI: The Flower Blooming in Shady Places Becomes The Sun to Itself [IFFR-02]

Yamabuki (2022), the feature film directed by Yamasaki Juichiro, is selected for the 51st edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam’s (IFFR) Tiger Competition. Co-producer countries being France and Japan, the film is shot on 16mm. This adds some grainy texture and lo-fi feelings to the overall of the movie. We can say that films … Okumaya devam et YAMABUKI: The Flower Blooming in Shady Places Becomes The Sun to Itself [IFFR-02]

A Look to Murnau’s NOSFERATU, German Expressionism and Its After Effects

When it comes to Nosferatu and German Expressionism in general, and how it affected other genres, there are many things to talk about. There are lectures given on this topic specifically and it deserves the attention it gets from people, scholars, and movie lovers. Nosferatu, Eine Symphonie des Grauens (Nosferatu, A Symphony of Horror) is one of … Okumaya devam et A Look to Murnau’s NOSFERATU, German Expressionism and Its After Effects

MIDNIGHT MASS: If You Have Ghosts, Then You Have Everything

The third song of the 1981 album The Evil One by the late Roky Erickson, “If You Have Ghosts”, does a pretty accurate description of the act of believing and it seemed a convenient title for this article since Mike Flanagan’s Midnight Mass does a wonderful job in so many levels, including talking about religion … Okumaya devam et MIDNIGHT MASS: If You Have Ghosts, Then You Have Everything

THE INNOCENTS (De Uskyldige) – Redefining The Notion of Innocence

Norwegian writer and director Eskil Vogt’s most recent feature film The Innocents (De Uskyldige, 2021) from MER Film, which has made its world premiere at Cannes (Un Certain Regard), is shown on September 10th at the 27th Edition of the Etrange Festival (Paris), home of the uncanny, disturbing and of course “strange” films. The Norwegian … Okumaya devam et THE INNOCENTS (De Uskyldige) – Redefining The Notion of Innocence