Happy As Lazzaro (Lazzaro felice)

Happy As Lazzaro (Lazzaro felice) Italy (2018) Dir. Alice Rohrwacher “Human beings are like animals. Set them free and they realize they are slaves locked in their own misery.” This is probably true but that is no reason to exploit people for personal, selfish gain, though such a practice will continue as long as there … Continue reading Happy As Lazzaro (Lazzaro felice)

The Wonders (Le meraviglie)

The Wonders (Le meraviglie) Italy (2014) Dir. Alice Rohrwacher Holding true to old traditions and methods isn’t always a bad thing but there are times when refusing to modernise just isn’t practical and the effects can have a far deeper reach than just the financial, as Italian director Alice Rohrwacher’s second feature. In a remote … Continue reading The Wonders (Le meraviglie)