Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Capital Celluloid 2012 - Day 297: Wed Oct 24

The Passion of Anna (Bergman, 1969): BFI Southbank, NFT3, 6.30pm
This is part of the Philosophical Screens season at BFI Southbank and will be presented with the London Graduate School and the College International de Philosophie with an introductiomn and post-screening discussion. Details here.

Chicago Reader review:
'Ingmar Bergman's 1970 film about the impossibility of purity and consistency in a world where to live is to contradict yourself. The passion of the title is not sexual, but the ability to live with the contradictions of life and to bear them without resignation. A tentative, plotless film that pulses with the rhythms of life rather than the rhythms of drama' Don Druker

Here is the superb trailer.

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