What Collapsing Mies conveys, observed as a whole, is almost a sense of anxiety. Or, it would be better to say, of apprehension, of extreme reverence. The forms created by van der Rohe – and here, in fact, reworked by Claudia Larcher – are almost intimidating and become, overall, a complete and exhaustive manifesto of an era.
Bloom immediately presents itself as a hybrid film. This is due, above all, to the fact that this project was initially conceived as a music video clip, but, given the fascinating stories of the protagonists, during its realisation it slowly took on a documentary form as well.
A strong sense of nihilism and coldness emerges from LOLOLOL. All this results in a short film that ranks as an excellent example of cinema of reality with a mise en scène of an underground film from the 1990s.
What is immediately impressive in Favoriten is the extraordinary face of the protagonist, who is perfectly capable of changing her mood from one moment to the next and with just a few short, essential scenes that give us a clear idea of her past.