Foreign Film of the Year 1
portrait of a woman on fire
“Céline Siama herself was a phenomenon this year” (Hyojung Song).
The most important thing is the look of the camera, that is, the way it looks at the subject. “In the history of cinema, how difficult it was for the gaze not to exploit women. “(Lim Soo-yeon)” A film that should never be overlooked when talking about the look of a film “(Duna), proved that it is not an idea. It’s an alternative period drama and art film that redefines the relationship between muse and artist ”(Kim Hye-ri). “The magnificence is felt in a simple setting, and a sensitive tremor is transmitted from the close-up of the face or the back” (Lee Ji-hyun). One would say: “Like women emerging from the cave of oppression in the play, the director does not hesitate to transcend all restrictions and borders” (Heo Nam-woong). The secret is simple. Mixture of desire and art. “Céline Siama’s charisma, which creates new power by restructuring the composition, grammar and music of existing characters like those of a woman, is truly unique” (Kim So-mi).
Céline Siama “starts and ends a movie in a way that only those who believe in themselves can” (Kim So-hee). Céline Siamara will be remembered as “a film that can proudly stand at the forefront of the history of contemporary (female) cinema” (Sunwoo Nam) as a portrait of an artist.
Foreign Film of the Year 2
What is currently happening in Italian cinema? “Cinematographic, pictorial and anachronistic works that date back to the post-cinema era, films by young Italian directors such as” Happy Lazzaro “and” Martin Eden “which can be described as” neo-proletarian realism “stand out “(Hyojung Song). Among them,
“The character and the cut are thus separated, which is considered the most appropriate arrangement” (Kim Sohee), a rare achievement. “Inspired by the traditions of Italian cinema such as Roberto Rossellini and Ermanno Olmi and Russian New Wave films such as Larisa Shepitico, this young director is attempting a radical redefinition of cinema. -mi) has been reached. Martin Eden, “a film which examines the bravery and limitations of a self-taught student in narrative, and a masterpiece which has externally shown the materiality of a film” (Dongmi Bae), is “the forward -guard of Italian cinema, even the current avant-garde of world cinema ”(Heo Nam-woong) deserves to be called.
Foreign Film of the Year 3
Pain and Glory
“Everything about Pedro Almodovar. (Hyo-Jeong Song) This can be explained in a nutshell. Admiration for
“The composition of the story, the depth of the subject matter, the performances of the actors, the use of color and the fantastic world that you can’t take your eyes off of takes place for two hours” (Lee Joo-hyun). In this way, one can feel “the dignity of a master in the grandeur of this film, which admits that moments of pain and glory are linked on the canvas with his seal engraved all over, and that the two can never be separated ”(Sun-Woo Nam). In particular, the praise for the film’s final scene did not end easily. “The final scene of the film, the camera zooms out, revealing that this is a filming site. With the opening of
Foreign Film of the Year 4
Christian Petzold places and observes an individual at an important moment in history. Thus, the film becomes history, and the story becomes the individual, setting the stage for witnessing the miraculous moment when life becomes a film.
The film “stands out for its ingenious idea of mixing and matching the circumstances of the past with the present day” (Jin-Woo Oh). The film “draws the public’s attention to refugees whose existence is unclear through ghostly characters” (Hyun-Na Cho), a contemporary problem to be explored with acuity. However, it is not filled with messages propaganda. On the contrary, the real value of Petzolt lies in the opposite, the fantasy. all ambiguous, only beauty is clear. Because the process of unveiling this mystery of
5 foreign films of the year
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