In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is ... See full summary »
A million miles away from 'Camelot' or 'Excalibur', this film ruthlessly strips the Arthurian legend down to its barest essentials. Arthur's knights, far from being heroic, are conniving ... See full summary »
Laura Duke Condominas,
Margot, who lives in a comfortable middle class apartment, fears that she is losing her mind after having had her second child. Her husband Kurt, who is busy studying for an exam, does not ... See full summary »
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
A lonely widowed housewife does her daily chores, takes care of her apartment where she lives with her teenage son, and turns the occasional trick to make ends meet. However, something happens that changes her safe routine.
This film was more difficult to watch than any other film I have ever seen. The first half an hour is almost completely over-exposed, so that you can barely make out any images at all. After a while, you start to see things that aren't there. All of a sudden, you're treated to some of the most disturbing imagery I have ever seen in any movie (including Brakhage's The Act of Seeing With One's Own Eyes), followed by serenity--a very strange progression. But it's worth seeing for the effect it has on your perception and understanding of yourself in relation to the filmmaker as he searches for the heart of London, Ontario.
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