"You don't wanna hear my message. You spent fifty years evolving a propaganda system that'll take the truth and change it into what you wanna hear. You don't wanna hear sh*t that's gonna mean you might have to give up something."
"Never having seen a Satyajit Ray film is like never having seen the sun or the moon." - Akira Kurosawa.
Mahanagar astonished me like no other Ray did. One would ran out of adjectives to describe Satyajit Ray's unsurpassable mastery over his craft. Mahanagar exceeded my expectations in every aspect.
Satyajit Ray was a genius. The way he used to gain control over his main subjects and flit em towards the storyline was simply unmatchable. Ray's one of the most…
"Isn't art always to a certain extent therapy for the artist."
~ Ingmar Bergman
It's no wonder that majority of high-quality art films in some way or other comes back to the rich ideologies of Tarkovsky & Bergman. La Belle Noiseuse is an ode to all sort of art forms, and more essentially an ode to the soul that ensures the perpetuity of it. Both artist and the poser.
Rivette's minimalistic approach in depicting the relationship between the artist and poser…