Tag Archives: Alienation

Wasted Youth

Wasted Youth (2011) Directors: Argyris Papadimitropoulos, Jan Vogel Actors: Haris Markou, Ieronymos Kaletsanos, Arthouros Kiviliov Runtime: 122 min Two parallel stories are developed in the course of one day in the streets of Athens, capital of Greece, which is deeply shaken by the world financial crisis and the economic collapse of the country that can […]

The Victors

The Victors (1963) Director: Carl Foreman Actors: Vince Edwards, Albert Finney, George Hamilton Runtime: 150 min (175?) This movie follows a group of American soldiers through different European battlefields in World War II: Italy, France, Belgium, Germany. It is composed of several short stories that share the same theme and characters, divided by sequences of […]

Slacker

Slacker (1991) Director: Richard Linklater Actors: Louis Black, Abra Moore, Kim Krizan Runtime: 105 min This movie follows the everyday life of inhabitants of the U.S. City of Austin, the capital of Texas. It takes place in a single day and the story is linear and does not stay with one character or conversation for […]

Swept Away

Swept Away (2002) Director: Guy Ritchie Actors: Madonna, Adriano Giannini Runtime: 89 min Due to a hassle during a cruise in the Mediterranean, a poor sailor and an incredibly arrogant, constantly pissed off rich woman end up on a deserted island. Usual social roles of master and subordinate are suddenly reversed, and the story develops […]

The Bothersome Man

Den brysomme mannen (2006) Director: Jens Lien Actors: Trond Fausa Aurvaag Runtime: 95 min This is a story about a man who realizes that something is fundamentally wrong with the world he lives in, although no one around him seems to notice that. He is slowly becoming increasingly dissatisfied, but when he tries to change […]

The Man Who Fell to Earth

The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) Director: Nicolas Roeg Actors: David Bowie Runtime: 139 min Humanoid alien comes to Earth in desire to save his planet which is struck by catastrophic drought. He patents his advanced technology and quickly acquires incredible wealth with the intention of building a space ship, but things are slowly […]