Category Movies

Le fantome de la liberte (1974)

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

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

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,

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Salt of the Earth (greek subs)

“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

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Fallen Art / O σαδισμός της εξουσίας

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

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1984,The Movie

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

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