Films byTexts by 2006
Colossal Youth
Pedro Costa, 2006, 156’

Ventura, a Cape Verdean laborer living in the outskirts of Lisbon, is suddenly abandoned by his wife Clotilde. Ventura feels lost between the dilapidated old quarter where he spent the last 34 years and his new lodgings in a recently-built low-cost housing complex.

Kelly Reichardt, 2006, 76’

Two old friends, Mark and Kurt, embark on a weekend trip to connect, and they can’t. They miss the opportunity to express what they might want to express to each other. They can’t articulate what they want to say. – Kelly Reichardt


Valeska Grisebach, 2006, 88’

“Even during shooting, it’s important to me to keep my eyes open for that which enters from outside: to seek out coincidence and to confront the story with it.

Marine Hugonnier, 2006, 24’

“What exactly is encountered on this journey? Hugonnier exposes herself to the risk of traveling to an ‘exotic’ location and returning with trophy souvenirs of the other, and handles it with tact.

Woman on the Beach
Hong Sang-soo, 2006, 127’

“In Hong’s latest, Woman on the Beach, which is something of a career summation, his self-reproach takes on a more mordant tone.

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John Berger 2006
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La rabbia is een film van liefde. En toch is zijn luciditeit vergelijkbaar met die in Kafka’s aforisme: “Het Goede is, in zekere zin, troosteloos.”

Dat is waarom Pasolini als een engel was.