Week 10: November 10th-16th
Directed by Béla Tarr.
We open with a brief narration of the preceding events - a rumored horse whipping which supposedly brought on Friedrich Nietzsche’s psychosis. We then delve into the opening shot of the man who whipped the horse and the horse itself plowing through the elements to a booming, downtrodden soundtrack - both picture and sound reminiscent of The Phantom Carriage. All of this had me incredibly excited…