Guest post by Piibi-Kai Kivik. The second film in the Nordic Privilege and Anxiety series is The Temptation of St. Tony by the Estonian director Veiko Õunpuu. The film shocks and disturbs, its black-and-white starkness and surreal images visually contrasting with the saturated colors of Aki Kaurismäki’s The Other Side of Hope.
Tag: Black and White
“We are not sinners because we sin, but we sin because we are sinners.” – R.C. Sproul “You’re an addict…so be addicted.” – Mark Renton in Trainspotting 2 A girl walks home alone at night, and a woman in black strolls sensually behind her. The woman in black sidles up next to the girl and… Read more »
“MIDWAY upon the journey of our life I found myself within a forest dark, For the straightforward pathway had been lost.” — Dante Alighieri, Inferno, I. 1-3 “The worker therefore only feels himself outside his work, and in his work feels outside himself. He is at home when he is not working, and when he… Read more »
“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, who had ever been alive.” -James Baldwin One cliché… Read more »