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Film and Faith: The Stylistic System of Carl Theodor Dreyer's Ordet

Yeah so I’m about to repurpose some work I did almost a year ago, because I am waaaaaayyyy too sleepy to come up with something entirely new at the moment, but I really want to post something anyway because reasons. 3,787 more words

Film

Dancer in the Dark (Lars von Trier, 2000)

Again, von Trier seems intent on punishing a women, although this is no secret to him or anyone else. But much more than Dogville or  309 more words

Cinema

Dogville (Lars von Trier, 2003)

The diegesis is overtly artificial, with no pretense at realism but does something like “cinemize” the stage. Performance and mise-en-scene are highlighted; lighting, for example, changes when the narration announces that a “change of light” came over the town. 211 more words

Cinema

Read, Reading, to Read

Last week I went to see the movie ‘The Keeper of Lost Causes’ based on the book known as Mercy in the UK, by Danish author Jussi Adler-Olsen. 777 more words

Ramble

NORTHWEST (2013)

A film by Michael Noer. 

Cast: Gustav Dyekjær Giese, Oscar Dyekjær Giese, Lene Maria Christensen. 

“Nordvest” translated as Northwest a suburb district of Copenhagen (Denmark). The film has a documentary feel to it. 289 more words

Drama

THE SALVATION (2014)

A film by Kristian Levring 

Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

It is 1870 in America. The danish brothers Jon (Mads Mikkelsen) and Peter (Mikael Persbrandt) emigrated to America after fighting the Germans in the danish/German war of 1864. 219 more words

Action

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