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Mother and Son: Standing Still on a Cliff Edge

One way to characterise the Russian auteur Aleksander Sokurov is to call his approach to filmmaking ‘painterly.’ This is indeed evident in his almost entire body of work. 703 more words


Šta je novo na novom Festu

Prvi put postoje tri takmičarske selekcije, od kojih je jedna posvećena srpskom filmu, a uvode se i nove nagrade. Od zvučnih imena kao gosti najavljeni Sokurov i Drajfus. 480 more words

Mozaik - Kultura

Russian Ark (2002)

Why watch it?

This 95 minute film in one long unbroken shot, without any cuts or transitions. It sounds like a gimmick, a moment of self-indulgence for a director alongside a test of endurance for a cameraman, but it is so much more. 508 more words


Apollo's Girl


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International Sci-Fi

Days of Eclipse

Watching the opening/credit sequence of a film can tell you a lot about what may follow. 1,009 more words


Cinema and Spilt Religion

A better title for the book maybe? I take it from my first review, by Richard Lofthouse in Oxford Today online:

“Staying with religion for a moment is Tim Cawkwell’s second edition of his work  169 more words

Cinema And Culture

Russian Ark

I am sorry but I am going a bit artsy this time. I first stumbled upon this movie many years ago – I don’t know how I discovered it, since it’s quite obscure, and I had never heard about the director before. 354 more words


Sokurov, La Trilogía del Poder y la fragilidad de la condición humana...

“In reality, we are all travelers – even explorers of mortality”, Thomas S. Monson.

I knew a man who once said, “death smiles at us all; all a man can do is smile back”. 1,988 more words