Month: April 2020

MARIA SCHELL – A UNIQUE FACE

The famous Austrian actress Maria Schell distinguished herself throughout her remarkable career for her highly emotional acting, with which she often lent her face to women who were both vulnerable and strong-willed at the same time. So much so that she was nicknamed by her colleague Oskar Werner Seelchen – little soul.

WITH GOD’S GRACE

The mise-en-scene adopted in With God’s Grace does not aim at an excessively marked or elaborate aesthetic, but – in a long journey from Gambia to Italy, arriving, even if only virtually, in Düsseldorf – substantially focuses on the essential, for a successful example of cinema of reality which, through the story of a single character, tells us, in fact, the story of thousands and thousands of people.

DIE REVOLUTION FRISST IHRE KINDER

Die Revolution frisst ihre Kinder tells us an important chapter in the history of Burkina Faso in the unusual form of the mockumentary, for a highly complex and layered work in which art and politics are constantly intertwined, inevitably merging with each other, without leaving the audience time to realise where the mise-en-scene ends and reality begins.