Gauguin (Gauguin – Voyage de Tahiti)

Gauguin (Gauguin - Voyage de Tahiti) France (2017) Dir. Edouard Deluc Paul Gauguin is a polarising figure in the history of art - retrospectively revered for his paintings and developing the style of Synthetism but loathed for his immoral lifestyle. As the original French title of this film suggests, the stage of his life being … Continue reading Gauguin (Gauguin – Voyage de Tahiti)

Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki Norway (2012) Dirs. Joachim Rønning & Espen Sandberg When I was a child all the name Kon-Tiki meant me was the 1961 no 1 hit single for The Shadows, a swift, breezy instrumental that I recall my father explaining was named after a raft. With this information, whenever I listened to the track I … Continue reading Kon-Tiki