Le fantome de la liberte (1974)


Download article as PDF Bourgeois convention is demolished in Luis Buñuel’s surrealist gem The Phantom of Liberty. Featuring an elegant soiree with guests seated at toilet bowls, poker-playing monks using religious medals as chips, and police officers looking for a missing girl who is right under their noses, this perverse, playfully absurd comedy of non sequiturs deftly compiles many of the themes that preoccupied Buñuel throughout his career—from the hypocrisy of conventional morality to the arbitrariness of social arrangements.

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To Ξέφωτο/Τhe Clearing (ταινία μικρού μήκους του Αλέξη Μπίστικα)


Download article as PDF Set on Hampstead Heath, the film involves an unidentified walker (eventually revealed as Derek Jarman) who is lured through the woods by the distant sound of a saxophone. He is drawn past inviting groups of men, a woman picnicking, a boy eating an apple. As he reaches the clearing, he finds the player. Alexis Bistikas was born in Athens in 1964, studied Political Science at the London School of Economics, and received a master’s degree in Telecommunications and Master of Film and Television from the Royal College of Art. He died of AIDS in September 1995, ...

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Salt of the Earth (greek subs)


Download article as PDF “How shall I begin my story that has no beginning? My name is Esperanza, Esperanza Quintero. I am a miner’s wife. This is our home. The house is not ours. But the flowers… the flowers are ours. This is my village. When I was a child, it was called San Marcos. The Anglos changed the name to Zinc Town. Zinc Town, New Mexico, U.S.A. Our roots go deep in this place, deeper than the pines, deeper than the mine shaft…”

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Fallen Art / O σαδισμός της εξουσίας


Download article as PDF EN: The award-winning short film “Fallen Art” (2004) of the Polish director Tomasz Bagiński tells the story of an officer… with artistic concerns. His “art” is based on a perverse method of filmmaking and and consists in the theatrical release of photos which show the effects of violent falling of soldiers from a huge height. EL: Η βραβευμένη ταινία μικρού μήκους Fallen Art (2004) του Πολωνού δημιουργού Τomasz Bagiński παρουσιάζει την ιστορία ενός αξιωματικού με ..καλλιτεχνικές ανησυχίες. Η «τέχνη» του στηρίζεται σε μια διεστραμμένη μέθοδο κινηματογράφησης και συνίσταται στην κινηματογραφική προβολή φωτογραφιών που απεικονίζουν τα αποτελέσματα της βίαιης πτώσης στρατιωτών από μεγάλο ύψος. Κείμενο από

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1984,The Movie

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Download article as PDF ΕΝ: Nineteen Eighty-Four (sometimes 1984) is a 1984 British science fiction film, based upon George Orwell’s novel of the same name, following the life of Winston Smith in Oceania, a country run by a totalitarian government. The film was written and directed by Michael Radford and stars John Hurt, Richard Burton (in his last film role), and Suzanna Hamilton. Set in a dystopian 1984, Winston Smith (John Hurt) endures a squalid existence in the totalitarian superstate of Oceania under the constant surveillance of the Thought Police. The story takes place in London, the capital of the ...

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