The poignant tale of disillusionment of a beautiful young nun was branded ‘blasphemous’ by Vatican and the film was banned in Spain by the conservative Catholic dictator, General Francisco Franco. After more than 40 years Malaga Festival of Spanish films paid a tribute to the masterpiece on the 25th death anniversary of Luis Bunuel.
Herzog dares to navigate the darkest of terrains of human soul to portray the madness imprisoned in human beings.
Movies and mental illness may be a weird combination, but the list here proves that the two can form a synthesis that may reach the viewer's soul.
João Pedro Rodrigues' O Fantasma explores themes of alienation and animal instincts in human beings. O Fantasma uses Film Noir camera techniques and brutal imagery to express loneliness and the darker side of humans.
Carlos Saura immortalizes fado on the celluloid with his movie 'Fados'. The movie features artists like Mariza, caetano Veloso, and Ricardo Ribeiro.
Noir is a term that has been used and misued by most people. Noir may not exist as we know it, but instead may be a flawed word for the human experience of alienation and instinctual needs, which are eternal to the race.
An insight into Herzog's vision of the precarious relationship between mankind, animals and wilderness, as represented in his documentaries.
Part one from the Werner Herzog series in which we appreciate his unique ability to weave universal darkness with the darkness in the human soul, as represented in his films.