human nature

Heavy fumes

Paths of Glory (1957)

Compassion. This is what it’s about. Political pressure causes French officers to perform an attack, which is an inevitable failure. This leads to a military tribunal for 3 soldiers and a well-tuned mechanism of military justice is hard to stop. Staying a human gets hard when you are surrounded by meaningless and absurd murder.

Earthy things

Little Black Spiders (2012)

It leaves a heavy feeling behind. Somewhere in seventies in Belgium there is a place, where pregnant teenagers live in a sort of girls’ dormitory awaiting the birth of their children. Before entering the place they all sign the papers, saying that they are not in the condition to raise their children and therefore they..
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