Bruna

XXII | Architecture student

"I really have nothing to say, but I want to say it anyway."

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  • Age of Consent

    Age of Consent

    Age of Consent is a tender meditation on the ethics of art – where do we draw the line between obscenity and sensuality? – that revels in the rich colors and the salt-water breeze of the Great Barrier Reef. But it is also the portrait of an artist. We witness him reclaim his youth and find himself as he gets lost in nature. There is a girl, and her contours are imprinted in the wet sand, in the deep blue…

  • Lolita

    Lolita

    "I want you to live with me and die with me and everything with me."

    Still brilliant.

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  • The Passenger

    The Passenger

    This piece was originally published on Simulacro Mag.

    Architecture and space are core aspects of Antonioni’s œuvre: they are the frameworks through which we understand his characters’ inner worlds. The Passenger (1975), the final installment in his English-language trilogy, is a beautiful testament to the sophistication and empathy with which the director uses these elements to handle concepts of existential malaise, mortality, and identity.

    This is the tale of David Locke, a renowned yet disillusioned journalist who is presently in…

  • My Night at Maud's

    My Night at Maud's

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    This piece was originally published on Simulacro Mag.

    When asked why he chose black-and-white as the color palette for Ma Nuit Chez Maud (1968), the third installment in his Contes Moreaux series, Éric Rohmer explained: “Because it suited the nature of the subject-matter. Color wouldn’t have added anything positive to it; on the contrary, it would only have destroyed the atmosphere of the film and introduced distracting elements that had no useful purpose. (…) I was concerned above all with…