Tag: directorial dream films

On Abbas Kiarostami’s Close-Up (1990)

Tuesday, March 1 at 6:30 p.m. Close-Up (Nema-ye nazdik) introduced by Kaveh Askari dir. Abbas Kiarostami | Iran | 1990 | 100 min. | PG | 35mm A favourite of such filmmakers as Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, Jean-Luc Godard and Werner Herzog, Kiarostami’s brilliant hybrid film is an intricate meditation

On Federico Fellini’s 8 1/2 and the directorial dream film.

by Jacqueline Valencia There are two modern films that stick out for me when I think of Federico Fellini‘s 8 1/2: Christopher Nolan‘s Inception and Shane Carruth‘s Upstream Color. After revisiting the academic texts of Lacan, Deleuze, and Debord (as reviewers inevitably, albeit indirectly or subconsciously do), the psychological & sociological distortions

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