All the characters featured in the film share their own experiences growing up and living as “the others” in America that is not the most welcoming and tolerant place, and their visions about how to make things better.
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At first, there is no river. Heck, there is no sound either. All we get to see is a surveillance-type of camera footage, observing one of the downtown streets.
Key thing for Looking for Horses are its subtle imperfections that found their way into the film: some hasty camera movements, some shots from way too close-up, the loss of focus.
Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia dissolved in a bloody war in the 90s even before it got the chance to get rounded-up, finished as a country. Only memories in the minds of the people old enough to remember it and a number of abstract, modernist monuments are left to remind us that it once existed. […]
Coup d’états today are not the same as they were 50 or even 30 years ago. The social landscape changed a lot, and nowadays it is not enough to drive the army on the streets to seize power. In our media-dominated landscape, those scenes look plain ugly and brutal. However, it does not mean that […]
Didier Eribon is a French philosopher, sociologist and author whose autobiographical non-fiction book Returning to Reims blends the history on the bigger scale of the society with personal history and histories within the family. The film adaptation of it in the hands of the master documentarian Jean-Gabriel Périot (known for A German Youth and Our […]
The film travels through places, from Paris to the north-western French shores, Tokyo and New York, times and materials recorded in different formats beautifully blended into the wholesome experience of the film.
The film idea to juxtapose an unsuspecting (white) man from The Metropole with the setting of a former colony might seem dated, but it is not that simple.
Regarding the aesthetics and the craft involved, ‘The Bitch’ is a little marvel of feel-bad cinema.