Films byTexts by 1960
screening
When a Woman Ascends the Stairs
Mikio Naruse, 1960
Sat 14 Oct 2017, 19:00
CINEMATEK, Brussels
PART OF
FILM
Vincente Minnelli, 1960, 150’

“If images are things, then the channel hopper descended from the apes and Jean-Baptiste Mondino is right. The channel hopper is a bulimic and unsatisfied monkey who checks out everything because he wants everything, right now. His mental prison is made of all the TV channels and schedules.

FILM
When a Woman Ascends the Stairs
Mikio Naruse, 1960, 111’

“Melodrama addresses us within the limitations of the status quo, of the ideologically permissible. It acknowledges demands inadmissible in the codes of social, psychological or political discourse.