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  • The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer

    The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer

    ★★★★★

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

    This review is for The Human Condition Trilogy

    The Human Condition trilogy is definitely Kobayashi most ambitious project. Despite the total runtime exceed the 9 hours, the story is flawless and totally engaging helped by the incredibles visuals conceived by Kobayashi's mastermind. The black and white photography makes this film timeless. The framing and the blocking is pure gold. The camera movements to follow the depicted action is perfectly choreographed.

    Tatsuya Nakadai performance is brilliant. He is almost in every…

  • Three Sad Tigers

    Three Sad Tigers

    ★★★★½

    Tres Tristes Tigres is one of the most remarkable works of the Chilean "nouvelle vague" and probably Raul Ruiz's best film directed in Chile.
    The Black and White cinematography made this film timeless. Ruiz was a master on composing and blocking.
    It's amazing the freedom with the story flows, Ruiz makes us wander with the three main characters without knowing where the journey will take us.

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  • The Naked Island

    The Naked Island

    ★★★★★

    When you watch The Naked Island you can breath cinema. A storytelling that depends mostly in the power of the image is cinema in its purest state.

  • The Wild Pear Tree

    The Wild Pear Tree

    ★★★★★

    Probably I'm wrong but The Wild Pear Tree is the most poetic film in Nuri Bulge Ceylan filmography and it has became in my favorite on the Turkish director's filmography.

    Sinan (Doğu Demirkol) returns to his village after finishing his studies to be a teacher and he is looking for an opportunity to publish his first book. The film explores his struggle to accept the disappointing reality and the conflict with his father Idris (Murat Cemcir) who is addicted to…

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