Sean-Paul

Sean-Paul

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“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” -Fyódor Dostoyévskiy (Фёдор Достоевский)

Favorite films

  • Vanaja
  • Charulata
  • Ran
  • A Separation

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  • Meek's Cutoff

    ★★★★

  • Desert Foreigners

  • The Last Temptation of Christ

    ★★★★½

  • Shershaah

    ★★★★

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  • Come and See

    Come and See

    ★★★★★

    ”When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die.”
     -Jean-Paul Sartre

    The portrayal of human suffering through the affairs of war is molded in a such a hauntingly beautiful manner in Come and See

    Following the journey of a young Belarusian boy named Flyora, who is eager to join the war effort with the Partisans against the armies of the Third Reich. Very quickly does he fall into the state agony as he walks through the nightmare and bloodshed…

  • Latcho Drom

    Latcho Drom

    ★★★★★

    A people without a home in a physical sense, but built a kingdom with and within their spirits. 

    I am thankful I grew up with my parents who had a passion for multi-cultural music and the diverse customs of people around the world, especially when it comes to the Romani folk. If you want some good traditional Gypsy music, look up “Boyash: Gypsies of Hungary”, “Taraf de Haïdouks (a Romanian gypsy band; they were featured in the documentary), “Kalyi Jag”, and “Gypsy Kings”. There are plenty to other groups that I would mention but I’m a bit drunk.

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  • Meek's Cutoff

    Meek's Cutoff

    ★★★★

    Not a cellphone in site. Just people making a 2,000 mile journey on foot with no GPS and Kum&Go stations  

    The art behind this film is how it conveyed the slow life back in those times. Specifically on the Oregon trail, yet also how fragile, deadly, and risky it all was. The gorgeous shots also made this Indie film quite beautiful.

  • Desert Foreigners

    Desert Foreigners

    “The person becomes a monk when the world dies in his heart.”

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  • Alias Grace

    Alias Grace

    ★★★★

    If we were all on trial for our thoughts, we would all be hanged. -Grace Marks

  • Devdas

    Devdas

    ★★★★★

    A beautiful film that’s is very well written. It kinda feels like a Hindi version of a Shakespeare play. Overall, there’s plenty of nostalgia for me when it comes to this movie along with other Bollywood films that I plan to work on rewatching after years and years. This is the first time watching Devdas as an adult, the last time I’ve seen it was with my dad about 15 years ago, around the time the movie came out. Which means…