CARMEN ON FILM

films from an actor’s perspective.

a platform to ponder, to weep, to reflect, to escape, and to simply watch.

  • Mise-en-scène: Shoplifters (2018) and Parasite (2019)

    March 24, 2020 by

    Sharing similar themes, Parasite (2019) and Shoplifters (2018) are both award-winning films that highlight the widening class and income disparities in late capitalism. Both films, arguably, are set on the same premise in which a poor family has to turn to deviant behaviour to survive in their society as members of a lower class. While resembling each other, both… Read more

  • Some Asian Movies for Quiet Days

    October 6, 2019 by

    Life’s getting busy lately, and I feel like we all need some time alone to rewind and re-inspire, hence I bring to you this list of calm and easy movies. I hope it will help slow down your pace and divert your attention to the smaller details of life. These featured films are from Asian… Read more

  • Dua Garis Biru (2019)

    October 5, 2019 by

    Directed and written by Gina S. Noer, Dua Garis Biru (otherwise known as Two Blue Stripes) is a coming-of-age movie of young love and teen pregnancy. While still in high school, 17-year-olds Bima and Dara were very much in love and well, they probably had unprotected sex because what happened next is a chaos of… Read more

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