Films byTexts by 1960
FILM
Marcel Mariën, 1960, 36’

“Onlangs werd een verachtelijke en beruchte film vertoond in het Paleis voor Schone Kunsten in Brussel op het initiatief van de ‘Ciné-Club de la Jeunesse’ voor een veeltallig publiek van jonge mensen en jonge meisjes.

FILM
The Cloud-Capped Star
Ritwik Ghatak, 1960, 126’

“I wanted to live! Tell me just once that I’ll live... I want to live!”

Nita’s echoing cry

 

« Un des cinq ou six plus grands mélos de l’histoire du cinéma. »

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.