During the the summer of 1939, Marie has just turned 12 and goes on holiday to her grandmother’s house in central France. When she meets new country doctor, she discovers a previously unknown feeling.
In Scénario de Sauve qui peut (la vie) (1979), director Jean Luc Godard discusses many of the themes, motifs and film-making practices that would eventually be utilised in the creation of his following film, Sauve qui peut (la vie) (1980). Like Sans Titre, Scén
Scripted by Yılmaz Güney (Yol) from prison, Süru [The Herd] depicts the tragic disintegration of a tribal family during Turkey’s turbulent transition to capitalism.
A story about doomed love between two people from different worlds and the impact in their lives. Based on the nineteenth-century novel of the same name by Portuguese writer Camilo Castelo Branco.
Filmed during the post-Warsaw Pact era of normalization, Věra Chytilová’s Prefab Story portrays the residents of the newly constructed Jižní město estate in Prague.
“What has happened to them in these images, besides the goats that have become theirs, are children who come from far and go far again. They are autistic, mute. They have not found a connection with the consciousness that has developed over thousands and thousands of years of civilisation.
In Antwerp during and after the Nazi occupation, a young woman, Lieve, is torn between her love for two men with opposite ideals: her Flemish nationalist husband Adriaan (Rutger Hauer), who goes off to fight with the German troops on the Eastern front, and a wounded French resistance
How I love your eyes, my friend,
With their radiant play of fire,
When you lift them fleetingly
And like lightning in the skies
Your gaze sweeps swiftly round.
“It seems as if Fassbinder needed to purge his system after In einem Jahr mit 13 Monden (1978), a traumatised remake of Louis Malle’s Le feu follet (1963), chronicling a transsexual depressive’s last days, and inspired by the suicide of Fassbinder’s lover Armin Meier.