mostly silly but love Monica Vitti _so i liked it_a lot of cool ideas even if it all didn't make much sense
La pacifistaBy 1970, such striking films as THE ROUND-UP and THE RED AND THE WHITE had won Hungarian director Miklos Jansco international acclaim as well as some problems with the censors at home. As a result, he began working abroad, notably making four features in Italy (of which this Milan-shot...Watch Movie
The Red and the WhiteBanned for many years in the U.S.S.R., Hungarian director Miklos Jancso's masterful THE RED AND THE WHITE is a haunting, powerful film about the absurdity and evil of war. Set in Central Russia during the Civil War of 1918, the story details the murderous entanglements between...Watch Movie
Even the luminous Monica Vitti failed to hold my interest. "Critics were not kind at the time...?" for once the critics were right.
Great black and white cinematography. War was much slower and less gruesome on horseback. Not the best if you are anti-violence and anti-gun. More bullets than actors in this one.
This film is "balletic"--- there is a lot of choreographic use of wheeling horses and marching men --- but it is a ballet of death, in which ruthless "Whites" toy...
Some amazing camera work - long take shots with wonderful camera/subject choreography. Strange, somewhat haunting, a little too much of people being forced into lines and moved to and fro,...