Tag: 1973

Mani Kaul - Ashad Ka Ek Din (One Day Before the Rainy Season)

The Endless Yearning in Mani Kaul’s ‘Ashad Ka Ek Din’

“Fifty years since its release, ‘Ashad Ka Ek Din’ holds on to its Bressonian and austere power.”

Western Movie Essay - Little Big Man

The Western Enters the 70s – Part 4: The Iconoclast’s Dilemma

“Faced with the death of its utopian hopes, the remnants of America’s counterculture split into two tendencies: the pastoral and the criminal. Its despondency was turned inwards and outwards; one side sought to build alternative structures in line with a higher authority, while the other strove to rearrange the wreckage of the existing order.”

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