This film is difficult to watch. The pause button repeatedly hit. A google search for the actors. Horror recognizing the price for supporting a cause in the 60s and 70s, $10,000.00 to the ACLU hardly warrants an FBI detail for the rest of your life. In this sense, the film displays ravages of unnatural time, things should not appear like this at this time. Mirror watching to see if I am changed in the same way. Wow
The cinematic face is a topography traversed by intensities. The subject of LES HAUTES SOLITUDES is intensities, generally malevolent. I see in the faces here (especially Jean Seberg's) maps of my own suffering (I have my own experiences w/ addiction and mental illness). I have never witnessed these things rendered so purely (not even in prose). One of the greatest works of art I have ever encountered.
3,5 Selenar monochrome, affective ebb & flow. "What special affinities appeared to him to exist between the moon and woman? Her antiquity in preceding and surviving succeeding tellurian generations: her nocturnal predominance: her satellitic dependence: her luminary reflection: her constancy under all her phases, rising and setting by her appointed times, waxing and waning: the forced invariability of her aspect: her
Maybe I'm too pretentious or froggy friendly but watching Jean Seberg, Nico & others make sad, thoughtful faces for 80 min in complete silence is valid to me. This movie makes me regret Seberg not working with Bergman- she had Liv Ullman chops but didn't get to show them as often.. Don't see how this relates to Nietsche's Antichrist like the site description says but what do I know? Not for everybody but lovely.