Posts tagged as: Dogme 95

On the Politics of Invisibility: A Discussion of Nuri Ceylan’s ‘Three Monkeys’ and the Dardenne Brothers’ ‘Le Silence de Lorna’

On the Politics of Invisibility: A Discussion of Nuri Ceylan’s ‘Three Monkeys’ and the Dardenne Brothers’ ‘Le Silence de Lorna’

Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s “Three Monkeys” and the Dardenne brothers’ “Le Silence de Lorna” are two films that provoked feelings of admiration at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival, and not without reason.  Ceylan is one of the consistent Turkish auteurs whose filmography is distinguished for the austere and cinematographic-specific way it treats its subject matter. The […]

Lars Von Trier’s ‘Dogville’ and the Dogme Legacy

Lars Von Trier’s ‘Dogville’ and the Dogme Legacy

I must confess to a prejudice: I hate films that don’t change spaces. At the theatre, it doesn’t matter to me if there are no set alterations and every scene takes place in the same location; when it comes to film, I want to move from one space to another. This may sound like an […]

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