Category Archives: Video
…i.e. the first cinematic portrait of Richard Wagner, and possibly the very first feature film.
Facteur Cheval, anatomical models, mutilated war veterans, Parisian street scenes, Musidora, a Lumière brother, the Paris Exposition of 1937…
This piece of Occidentalism is no more authentic than The King and I or Aida, but it’s refreshing to see a non-Western view of the West than vice versa.
‘Ne me quitte pas’, Jacques Brel’s most famous offering, isn’t a song for every day. If actually immured in the desperate emotions it evokes it is impossible to listen to, and if you’re having a good day, why ruin it?