1989

The Melancholy of Resistance Review

The Melancholy of Resistance Review

A simplistic analysis of this book, as I see many reviews state, is viewing it as an apocalyptic event occurring in a small Hungarian town, affecting the lives of some and benefitting the lives of the more powerful. Yet, something seems wrong with that analysis. If the major event of this novel was an apocalypse, …

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The Seventh Continent Analysis

The Seventh Continent Analysis

The Seventh Continent is acclaimed Austrian director Michael Haneke’s first film. It shows three years in the life of a family comprised of a mother, father, and daughter. The film follows them through their mundane daily happenings: going to school and work, writing letters, eating dinner, shopping, driving. They are viewed through long often dialogue-free …

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