Sang-hyun, the hero of Park Chan-wook’s Thirst, is many different things: a Roman Catholic priest; a selfless volunteer in a dangerous medical experiment; a reluctant faith healer with a cult following; a vampire. And Thirst itself, which won the Jury Prize this year at the Cannes Film Festival, where Mr. Park has long been a favorite, is equally protean. It is a bloodstained horror movie, a dark comedy, a noirish psychodrama of crime and punishment, a melodrama of mad love, a freehanded literary adaptation (of Émile Zola’s Thérèse Raquin) and, of course, a vampire movie. (NYT July 31, 2009)
From the maker of Old Boy, and Lady Vengeance one of my favourite living directors. serve me up. and I'll take seconds.
31 July, 2009
28 July, 2009
from the nation's heel. just to ease me into things. a coupla of pics as picked not by me, but j.
out in the terrace, surrounded by nature and its evil spawn (mossies)
drunk punch love
stay tuned for more.
17 July, 2009
16 July, 2009
little homage to our mic nic. i danced around this slightly intoxicated with our tot, lolling head around. quick shake of the hips. grinning inanely.
the original "scent of a woman" with the one and only vittorio gassman.
if only i could find it.
VERGOGNA. italy does not sell a copy of one of its finest films. instead the CHINESE post it on YOUTUBE