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After Lucia (2012) or how a great postmodern movie should look like

After Lucia (2012) is a truly disturbing movie by the Mexican director Michel Franco that will make you lose all faith in society and the world we live…

The world hasn’t changed that much

Characters you’ve known since you were a child. The woman at the office, she handles payments and bills. A dolly, she choose to get married at 22. When…

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Bela Doka’s Putin Fan Club

Bela Doka is a Hungarian photographer that became famous for his 2007 photo series “Putin Fan Club” which documented a strange fan club society growing in Moscow’s suburbs…

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”A state of silence” – When photography becomes a relevation instrument

Born in Lithuania in 1983, Indre Serpytyte has been highly concerned with the investigation of her recent historical past. Her photographs depict trauma and loss in a post…

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Lembit Ulfsak and Michael Haneke

When we talked about Zaza Urushadze’s Tangerines (2013) we jumped a little too fast over the actors themselves, and forgot to mention the fact that for the most…

Some days

You wake up to get out, it makes no difference why, but you must go out. You lock the door three times, the cylinder lock is stubborn but…

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Never pass up an opportunity to piss

“1952. Five years old, naked in the bath, alone, big enough to wash yourself now, and as you lie on your back in the warm water, your penis…

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Cough

I am smoking a two month old cigarette. There is no crave, no lust, not even boredom. It almost smokes itself. I am staring at it while the…

Transitive objects

I’d like to get on a plane, descent on another continent and a car shall run me over as I leave the airport. I’d die, it’d be good….

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The Clown by Heinrich Böll

Heinrich Böll’s novel ”The Clown” evokes the post-war German society through the eyes of a tumbler whose existence collapses after a disillusion in love. Hans Schnier is an…