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cinema, philosophy / 19.08.2014

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND. The film Her by Spike Jonze plays with two intertwined journeys: Hers is from innocence to transcendence. His is from heartbreak to love to heartbreak to hope. Considered from a strictly narrative “hero’s journey” framework, hers is the archetypically...

cinema, personal / 22.11.2012

BUSAN. In earlier entries, I mentioned a film I worked on called Ari Ari the Korean Cinema. It screened at the Busan International Film Festival over a year ago. But then it went nowhere. Although distributers were interested, the film got...