Films byTexts by 1992
screening
Life and Nothing More...
Abbas Kiarostami, 1992
Wed 17 Jan 2018, 19:00
CINEMATEK, Brussels
PART OF Abbas Kiarostami Retrospective
FILM
Life and Nothing More...
Abbas Kiarostami, 1992, 95’

“The disarming centerpiece of a trilogy of films by Abbas Kiarostami, this work heads towards the same place that Roberto Rossellini set out for in the 1950s.

FILM
John Smith, 1992, 1’

“London artist John Smith uses light-hearted humour to explore theoretical concerns – Gargantuan, for instance, is both pleasantly silly and acutely conscious of how imagery depends entirely on its framing.

FILM
Nicolas Philibert, 1992, 99’

“The film implicitly reflects on three different kinds of language – the different languages spoken in movies, the so-called language of cinema, and Sign, specifically the language of the deaf.

article EN
05.08.2015

In almost every instance of this kind – that is to say, where there’s simply a difference of taste between your editing and mine – I have resigned myself to the futility of discussion, and will spare you my comments. In most cases, I can see, or guess, the point of view which has motivated the change, even when I don’t happen, personally, to agree with it. But in some few instances, the point of view remains completely mysterious to me, and in those cases where the improvement is not apparent, and where I cannot fathom the reasons for alteration, I’m registering, as I do here, my objections.