Los Nombres de Las Flores (2019) Director: Bahman Tavoosi (79 minutes) Genre: Fiction Language: Spanish Greenground Productions Amid the majestic terrain of Bolivia, a poetically sublime film unfolds. The Names of the Flowers / Los Nombres de Las Flores, a feature length fictional portrait of a village […]
Muslim and Hindu villagers alike worship Jholmolia as their mother and believe her waters bring light into their lives.
Film Review of Mathieu Roy’s The Dispossessed (Les dépossédés) The camera shows a woman in a field. The ground around her is rough, with a bit of greenery in the distance. She goes down into a ditch, comes up with her shallow enamel bowl filled with water and […]
Who is (are?) the actual culprit(s?) in both books and in the film? Please do not consider my initial question as a provocation, but as something to be taken literally, although ironically so.
Editorial note: This is a slightly modified and edited version of an essay that appeared in the author’s personal blog. Directed by Todd Haynes in a Cincinnati, Ohio made over to look like New York and its suburbs in the early 1950s,Carol is loosely based on Patricia Highsmith’s happily-ever-after […]