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  • Amadeus

    Amadeus

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    r/Letterboxd - Film Club 031 - Best Picture Winners

    It's hard to talk about the Academy Awards without a significant amount of eye rolling and groaning. For every Parasite, there is a Green Book, for every Return Of The King there is a Driving Miss Daisy. But sometimes, The Academy gets things right, and in 1985 Amadeus walked away with a plethora of awards; and deservedly so.

    Adapted from Peter Shafferβ€˜s play of the same name, Amadeus is a grandiose,…

  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

    Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

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    What an intriguing experiment in space and structure. Jeanne Dielman is an ambitious, radically politicised piece of social realism. The mother, the lover, the housewife; Akerman explores the domestic and the sexual in an unconventionally static style. The discussion (or lake thereof) of the role of the woman in 70's society is presented in a predominately visual and rigorously structured schedule. When Paul Schrader wrote about the art of 'transcendental style in film', this is what he meant. The viewer…

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