Regarding the aesthetics and the craft involved, ‘The Bitch’ is a little marvel of feel-bad cinema.
About Marko Stojiljković
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‘The Following Year’ is a collection of intriguing ideas that lacks the sure-handedness or more bravery in the execution…
‘The Archivists’ is not about the important lessons to be learned and points to be taken.
‘Inheritance’ carries the weight of its symbolism with considerable elegance
If something is banal, its banality does not necessarily make it less truthful. But in the world of the art academia, the banal (or anything perceived as such) is a huge no-no.
The past is hardly ever just the past
The foundation of Pechman’s film is the uneasy atmosphere she masterfully creates and the tension between the mysterious, but detailed characters, present as well as absent ones.
‘Techno, Mama’ is a spectacle on almost every level of filmmaking and a wild ride through the territory of the under-privileged coming of age that feels both painfully familiar and strikingly fresh.
The whole film consists of longer, dynamic shots in black and white, carefully edited to paint the picture of chaos in detail.