my favorites that i love primarily because of visuals (colors, symmetry, overall cinematography) regardless of plot, characters and anything else…
When nature turns evil, true terror awaits.
A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
So.....I guess von Trier took the whole 'torture porn' thing too literally.
I can take the pretentiousness and can forgive the self-indulgent ramblings and thickly laid on self-importance.
I can even stand the yucky bits.
What I can't stand is the shallow, cold and completely unengaging treatment of its potentially intriguing subject matter.
“Nature is Satan's church.”
- She (Charlotte Gainsbourg)
Over on the Internet Movie Database, someone once described Lars Von Trier as, and I quote, ‘an arty wanker’.
Now, although that is perhaps the most unsophisticated and rudimentary way of expressing it, they did have a point. It isn’t hard to see why Trier could be considered pretentious, especially with his most controversial outing yet, Antichrist.
To say it is unforgettable is a gross understatement. Rather, for better or worse, it sears itself into your subconscious, tapping its way into your most deep seated fears. It is a film that will astonish and infuriate in equal measure, a film that cannot be simply watched, but felt. The exact emotions felt will…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Do not be mistaken. This is a film by the aberrant and outlandish Lars von Trier, who after a lengthy bout of depression made a film in 2009, which is an 'uneasy-intimate' experience with subtle, slow motion shots of snow fall, an explicit shower sex-scene and babies accidentally falling out of open windows. The camera follows the entire 23 second fall of the toddler until the tiny thing (I am still trying to convince myself that it was only a film prop; it certainly was, but not the fiendishly beautiful direction) makes contact with asphalt.
The metamorphoses of the film into a full blown violent, psychological horror drama is film-making at its best and most vile. Not everything is in…
what was the damn point lars
Those were probably the most common sounds/phrases coming out of my mouth while watching Antichrist. After a brilliant and hypnotizing opening, Lars von Trier takes your hand and guides you through a misty realm of wo- "HOLY FUCK WHAT IS THIS SHIT."
I must say. Antichrist is unlike anything I've ever seen. Its like Evil Dead as written and directed by Terrence Malick. Its cold and calculated and is light on the shocks until they sneak up and strike. Antrichrist is labeled as a horror film but its hardly conventional horror fare. Instead its a quiet film that resembles an awkward neurosurgical operation rather than a horror film you're used to seeing.…
Trier could have pushed the limits a little more I feel. Quit holding back!
It tells the story of a couple who, after the death of their child, retreat to a cabin in the woods where the man experiences strange visions and the woman manifests increasingly violent sexual behaviour and sadomasochism. The narrative is divided into a prologue, four chapters and an epilogue.
Antichrist is the first film in Trier's unofficially titled "Depression Trilogy". It was followed in 2011 by Melancholia and then by Nymphomaniac in 2013.
Film #6: 2/6 Countries (Denmark)
My dad was in the room the first 40 minutes of watching, so is pretty awkward with the sex at the beginning. But then I found out that the sex was unsimulated...
I'm sure as hell not telling him.
As an art film, Lars von Trier's "Antichrist" is beautiful and captivating to look at. But as a whole, seeing it is a disturbing experience.
Very disturbing but beautiful work of art.
what was the damn point lars
I just don't know what to say.
بما انه اول فيلم اشوفه ل لارس فون ترايير ، كان الفيلم بمثابة صعقة ، المشهد الإفتتاحي كان مليء بالحب الموسيقى و اللونين الابيض و الأسود و كأنك تشاهد اغنية مصورة لقصة قصيرة تنتهي بالموت
، الفصل الأول يصف لنا الحالة المأسوية بحبكة درامية عن ألم الفقد و ما ينتج عنه من صراعات نفسية و عذاب و في الفصول الاخيرة يعبر عن تغير مبدأ اللذة و جلد الذات و منبع الشر و المقارنة بين الخيال و المنطق ، ان كنت ممن يبحث عن الحكمة و العبرة و عمق الأفكار ما راح يعجبك
النهاية ابهرتني رغم حدتها و قسوة المشاهد و استخدام نفس الموسيقى التصويرية في البداية و النهاية رغم الاختلاف العظيم بينها كان موفق
A crying woman is a scheming woman. 😏📽
This film is a different notion of drama, aesthetic and horror. This film is not meant to be compelling but visually fantastic, four part journey of mature themes. Only mature themes.
Must be adults with immature minds who cannot see the symbolism and mature metaphors here while sex is needed.....and not overused in a bad way. This film, emotional, haunting and satisfying. Lars Von Trier brilliance pours in this with every lingering shot. Beautiful film.
This forest is bullshit.
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