Tag: Charlotte Rampling

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Benedetta Movie Explained: Ending & Themes Analyzed

Benedetta (2021) Movie Ending Explained & Themes Analysed: Benedetta, directed by Paul Verhoeven, is an outrageous film if you are singlemindedly religious in the Catholic Christian strain of thought. It premiered at…

The 70 Most Anticipated Films of 2019

Like every other year, we have made our anticipated list by digging deep enough to find little independent gems that are going to dazzle us in time. Here are the 70 most…

The Night Porter [1975]: ‘A Biblical Story!’

Liliana Cavani’s protagonist┬áMaximilian Theo Aldorfer (played by the wonderful Dirk Bogarde) describes his relationship and eventually separation with his captive┬áLucia Atherton (Charlotte Rampling) as a Biblical Story. There are no deaths and…

The Forbidden Room [2015]: Cave of Forgotten Films

Guy Maddin is the Janus of cinema, the two-faced God of thresholds, of beginning and transitions, of doorways, and most essentially of lost cinema. His one face is towards the dusk of silent cinema and other towards the dawn of digital cinema. He gazes into past and at the same time leaps into future. In his latest quest, the Knight (Guy Maddin), along with his squire (Evan Johnson), enters the forbidden territory of past to rescue the films of bygone era, films that were burnt into flames, films that were dumped into ocean, or the films that never existed. The fragments of lost films are then collected and encased in an unending spiral of nested stories. Such heavenly keeping is the work of Janus. Alas, for some, it is ugly and frightening.

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45 Years (2015): An Explicit Relationship with Memories

’45 years’ appears to be a simplistic marital drama but at its core, it is a complex character study. There are two central characters, Kate and Geoff, an old couple, married for 45 years. On one of their regular Monday mornings, a piece of news comes in form of a letter that the folks in Switzerland have found the body of Katya. The Husband’s love interest before marriage.