film critic and scholar
|À bout de souffle
|Wong Kar Wai
|The 400 Blows
|L' EMPIRE DES SENS
À bout de souffle
Still full of energy and rebellious spirit which can apply to any new generation.
So much detail to reflect class distinction, as well as South Korean politics, which can translate to everywhere in the world.
Full of personal reflections that go beyond Hong Kong to include the world of all lonely people.
Perfect combination of an avant-garde masterpiece and a versatile actress, with a strong political background that could be anywhere in the world.
A simple story that goes into a full set of twists, supported by a perfect collaboration between performers.
A complex masterpiece that reflects women's rights in the world in a way that can be applied to contemporary society, with full mastery of cinematic language.
The 400 Blows
Always full of the spirit and rebelliousness of the young.
An ordinary story nicely made into a new form of filmmaking, with fun.
A well-made genre film with complex storylines and narratives.
L' EMPIRE DES SENS
A silent masterpiece of sensuality and violence.