After a stint in the army fighting in Angola, a soldier comes home to find his sweetheart has married his brother. He makes advances towards his sister-in-law, but she turns him down.
Elles portrays Algerian high school girls during the spring of 1966, where they talk about their present day worries and their hopes for the future.
When Okuyama, a chemical factory employee, is left with disfiguring burns after an industrial accident, he estranges from his family and friends. His psychiatrist suggests a radical experiment: a face transplant.
In 1961 Kubelka was hired to document the African Safari of a group of European tourists. Afterwards he hijacked the recorded material and edited it into an analysis of the many layers of violence present in the hunt, the gaze of the hunters and the film itself.
Daisies is a 1966 Czechoslovak comedy-drama film by Věra Chytilová. Generally regarded as a milestone of the Nová Vlna movement, it follows two teenage girls both named Marie, who engage in strange pranks.
De waarneming van de werkelijkheid is een proces dat van tiende seconde tot tiende seconde in ons gaande is. Onze omgeving overspoelt ons met een onvoorstelbare hoeveelheid gewaarwordingen: kleuren, bewegingen, vormen, tekens.
“I wanted to make the movie because I wanted to show books in difficulty, almost as if they were people in difficulty,” […] “I wanted the audience to suffer as if they were seeing animals or people burning.”
“Acknowledging the influence of Ionesco, [scriptwriter] Ester Krumbachová observed that she tried to create dialogue in which the characters said nothing meaningful about themselves – ‘It was my intention to demonstrate that people generally only talk in terms of disconnected ideas, even when it
“One shot, early summer in Mendocino. Song, All my life by Ella Fitzgerald with Teddy Wilson and his orchestra.”1
“Jancsó is a genius. Until him, Hungarian film was just a petit-bourgeois, kitschy, stupid industry. It didn't matter if somebody was able to do a little bit better, a little more artistically: the mentality of the filmmakers was always the same; they accepted the order.
“Gillo Pontecorvo’s 1966 The Battle of Algiers [commemorates] the popular uprising that had succeeded in ousting the French from Algeria in July 1962.
“The world in an hour and a half.”