Category Archives: Jane Birkin

A brief film review: “Le mouton enragé” [1974 France]

Michel Deville had been a pleasant mainstream alternative to the typically highbrow intellectualism of the Nouvelle Vague exponents when it came to cinema during the sixties and seventies; his storytelling was conventional, and on the other end of the … Continue reading

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Scenes from Michelangelo Antonioni’s “Blowup” [UK, USA, Italy 1966]

“Blowup” [also known as Blow-Up] was a turning point in the great Michelangelo Antonioni’s career. After a string of critically acclaimed Italian classics, he was offered the opportunity to work with MGM on three English language films – “Blowup” … Continue reading

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Egon Schiele – Exzess und Bestrafung, by Herbert Vesely [1981 – W.Germany, France, Austria]

Here’s something about Herbert Vesely’s 1981 biopic “Egon Schiele – Exzess und Bestrafung” [Eng. Title: Egon Schiele: Excess and Punishment]…
It’s about the later years of one the most important expressionists of the twentieth century – Egon Schiele, the great … Continue reading

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