Fateless…

Close your eyes. Turn away. Forget. But can you? Is 'catharsis' the driving force behind the making of numerous Holocaust-based movies? With the deluge of films like "The Pianist",  "Schindler's List",  "The Diary of Anne Frank",  "Judgment at Nuremberg", "Europa Europa", "Out of the Ashes"... the list goes on. Will the hurt that was inflicted … Continue reading Fateless…

Dersu Uzala… Kurosawa’s Oscar winner.

Based on a Russian explorer's memoirs of his Far East expedition in the forests around the treacherous river Basin of the Ussuri, this Russian film is directed by Japanese film director, Akira Kurosawa. In early 1902, Vladimir Arseniev has a chance encounter with Dersu Uzala - a native hunter - one of the few remaining, … Continue reading Dersu Uzala… Kurosawa’s Oscar winner.