The only thing that I really hate about this movie i. Despite her pacifism, she fantasizes about doing him physical harm. This Swedish drama examines the life and beliefs of a young female social activist named Lena, who lives in a small apartment in Stockholm with her father. Copyright © 2016 Watch32 All rights reserved. .
Club members also get access to our members-only section on RogerEbert. A pivotal film in both Swedish cinema and the history of American censorship, I Am Curious Yellow 1967 is a film that may seem challenging to modern viewers without any historical context. I wondered at times, during my long and restless ordeal while the picture ground out at roughly the rate of three feet every seven years, whether it was perhaps intended as a put-on. I Am Curious is a unique little film that exists in two versions, Yellow and Blue, two films highly recognized for their influence in the sexual liberation of cinema. Advertisement The Ebert Club is our hand-picked selection of content for Ebert fans.
Meanwhile, the actors, director and crew are shown in a humorous parallel plot about the making of the film and their reactions to the story and each other. Looking forward to watching this! Synopsis This landmark document of Swedish society during the sexual revolution has been declared both obscene and revolutionary. It is stupid and slow and uninteresting. Now of course the nudity is more remarkable for its casual earthiness, and the film's structure can be admired as the progenitor for reality-jumbling successors ranging from Medium Cool 1969 to Borat 2006. She experiments with relationships, political activism, and meditation.
Meanwhile, the actors, director and crew are shown in a humorous parallel plot about the making of the film and their reactions to the story and each other. Director Sjöman was one of the directors who built a career at Filmstaden, Sweden's film studio established by Svensk Filmindustri and home to other filmmakers like Ingmar Bergman and Victor Sjöström. But it you hope for anything else that the movie might be erotic, for example, or even funny , forget it. Sure, they edged it through the courts. It is possible, of course, to manufacture an elaborate defense of the movie. They do not exactly talk about current political and social problems, but they recite words associated with them. You can hear words like class structure, labor union, Vietnam, racism, Franco, non-violence and, of course, the Bomb.
Concentration camp photos line her walls as stark artwork reminding her about the pervasive social injustices present in the world. You'd think the word would eventually get around. A little predictable, but great. And a boy who looks like Archie rolled into Jughead. I think there actually is a director in Sweden who is dull and square enough to seriously consider this an art of moviemaking. If you have any legal issues please contact the appropriate media file owners or host sites. Page generated in 0,05 seconds Disclaimer: Watch32 is absolutly legal and contain only links to other sites on the Internet, Watch32 do not host or upload any video, films, media files avi, mov, flv, mpg, mpeg, divx, dvd rip, mp3, mp4, torrent, ipod, psp , watch32.
She becomes involved with Bill, who works at a menswear store, but discovers he has another lover and child. Like Yellow, Blue freely traverses the lines between fact and fiction, employing a mix of dramatic and documentary techniques. Ich bin nicht verpflichtet, permanent Vietnam oder Franco zu stammeln und ich muss auch nicht das schönste Geheimnis der Welt mit jedem x-beliebigen teilen. Dreams of castrating rightists and yoga in the nude? Announcement -123321: I've seen it on the big screen and it was okay. Given a finite amount of black and white film stock and a low budget to make any film he wanted without restrictions, Sjöman set out to make a pair of films based on the two colors of the Swedish flag, yellow and blue. The film is best known for its transgressive sex scenes but I love it because it never ages. Their affair leads to tension elsewhere in her life as the film switches back and forth between real life and drama, often multiple times within the same scene.
Upon its release, I Am Curious Yellow caused some controversy in its native country and was banned in Norway, but that was nothing compared to the firestorm to come. She collects information on everyone and everything, storing her findings in an enormous archive. I mean… Lena Nyman did it all before Lena Dunham. There are also, of course, the celebrated sex scenes. His audacious concept even extended to getting an interview for the film with Martin Luther King, Jr. While Blue is a bit more political, Yellow is the clear winner as it features much more nudity and sex, as well as Lena Nyman having a conversation with archive footage of Martin Luther King, and the entire film crew doing yoga. I could talk about the device of the film-within-a-film, and the director's autobiographical references, and all that.
She experiments with relationships, political activism, and meditation. You will receive a weekly newsletter full of movie-related tidbits, articles, trailers, even the occasional streamable movie. But the movie is simply, basically, boring. A much-touted court battle ensued with attorney Edward de Grazia stepping in to defend its frank portrayal of women's rights and sexual liberty. Two hours of this movie will drive thoughts of sex out of your mind for weeks.
In fact, the much-touted sexuality of the film only arrives after we have already gotten to know the main character, Lena Nyman playing a fictionalized version of herself , who is seen interviewing politicians and people on the street about Sweden's class system. The boy and the girl perform in these scenes with the absorption and determination of a Cub Scout weaving a belt. But these words are never quite assembled into sentences. However, it was a significant trailblazer not only in the type of content that could be shown on movie screens but in the way a story could be told. See the picture and buy twin beds.
The one interesting aspect is that the hero succeeds in doing something no other man has ever been able to do. With its shock value quickly eclipsed by more extreme offerings upon its wide release in 1969, the film instead offers rewards now as a snapshot of the European youth mentality with a still-surprising amount of humor including some jabs at the Swedish royalty that still provoke chuckles. Nach dem Abspann von I Am Curious war ich wirklich erleichtert, dass ich nicht 1968 leben muss. Renner was very good as usual. The usual parade of literary and movie critics stood up in court and testified A that the movie had redeeming social merit, and B that, speaking as a healthy adult -- honest, judge -- it didn't do a thing for me.