Tag Archives: Pier Paolo Pasolini


It’s a strange world, but has it ever looked stranger than it does through the eyes of Witold Gombrowicz and Andrzej Żuławski?  Żuławski was the late Polish director whose film Possession became quite the artiest thing on the Department of Public Prosecutions’ infamous ‘video nasties’ list.  Gombrowicz was

Cinema Eclectica 74 – Ultimate 1980’s Bingo Card

Our Directors Lottery has its 2nd outing and we couldn’t be happier with the result. In Off The Shelf we look at the 1993 existential noir “Suture”, Tarkovsky’s legendary debut “Ivan’s Childhood”, Pasolini’s “Pigsty” and intense political documentary “Citizenfour”. Our Featured film and second director

The Club

Whatever he did for his fourth film, Pablo Larraín must have known he needed to make a sharp turn.  His first three films form such a comprehensive trilogy on life under Pinochet’s dictatorship that anything more would have risked tilling over old ground.  His debut, Tony