Water Drops On Burning Rocks (Gouttes d’eau sur pierres brûlantes)

Water Drops On Burning Rocks (Gouttes d'eau sur pierres brûlantes) France (2000) Dir. François Ozon This is a collaboration of sorts between two arthouse heavyweights which would have blown a few minds had it occurred when one of them was still alive. French enfant terrible François Ozon adapts a stage play by German auteur Rainer … Continue reading Water Drops On Burning Rocks (Gouttes d’eau sur pierres brûlantes)

Control (Kong cheng ji)

Control (Kong cheng ji) Hong Kong (2013) Dir. Kenneth Bi Are people really so easily manipulated that they can be controlled like puppets? Threats are usually a good way of ensuring cooperation but quite often the victim can only take their tormentor’s word for it if contact is only via the phone. Kenneth Bi leaves … Continue reading Control (Kong cheng ji)