Unfortunately, Islandia is a true story. The title card in the end of the film, just before the closing credits, informs us that its writer-director Eydís Eir Brynju-Björnsdóttir was raped by the employee of the hotel where she was staying in Antalya, Turkey and, while reporting the crime, charged for vandalism. She spent some time […]
About Marko Stojiljković
Posts by Marko Stojiljković:
Can a perfect human being be constructed? That question preoccupied the imagination throughout the history of human kind.
For 38 years, the Berlin Wall divided eastern and western part of the city, East and West Germany, Eastern and Western Block that were engaged in Cold War, and communist and capitalist system with their respective lifestyles. Until it fell, 30 years ago, signalling the victory of one side. That kind of a round anniversary […]
Programme overview: Ukraine Stay Real & Ukraine Stay Weird (Uppsala International Short Film Festival)
“It’s weird. But it’s real.” This is a quote from Uppsala International Short Film Festival’s catalog that opens the introduction text about this year’s special programme double bill Ukraine Stay Real and Ukraine Stay Weird, curated by Olha Reiter from Lviv International Short Film Festival Wiz-Art. And there is no better way to describe the […]
One might assume that the film titled My Father Is My Mother’s Brother would be just another futile attempt at provocation,
At first glance, Angelo Dorado (played by Jason Roy Léveillée), aka the Golden Angel is just a regular guy (aside his always present mask) who likes to read about Mexican wrestling scene before taking a shower to …
A man in his fifties is sitting chained to a chair at a hospital, obviously shortly after a surgical procedure. He is still connected to the infusion stand, but weakness is something else. A police detective, who has almost taken his life enters the room to conduct her interrogation.
That there is no one who’s actually practicing virgin-sacrificing on graveyards under the light of candles arranged to form a pentagram, doesn’t really matter. Such picture is present in the minds of state-, church- and media gurus who imprint it to hearts and minds of …
What a strange and, frankly, indescribable viewing experience it is, right from its overly long title taken from an out of context line of dialogue fired by one of the film’s characters.