Talking Movies from the Silent Era to the Streaming Era

WINGS (1966)

FROM SILENT TO STREAMING EPISODE 3: WINGS WINGS (1966) Larisa Shepitko is quite possibly the greatest filmmaker that no one knows about. Born in 1938 in the Soviet Union, Shepitko and her family were deeply affected by World War Two having to face hunger, poverty, and constantly moving to avoid the danger and violence. The … Continue reading WINGS (1966)

FROM SILENT TO STREAMING–lee/embed/episodes/LE-BONHEUR-etn7h6 EPISODE 2: LE BONHEUR (1965): Agnes Varda’s exploration of marital “Happiness” In the opening scene of Agnes Varda’s Le Bonheur, we are introduced to what appears to be a perfectly happy married couple and their children.  Despite Varda’s use of beautiful, bold colors and a score by Mozart, we eventually find out that this … Continue reading FROM SILENT TO STREAMING

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