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Andrey Zvyagintsev Russia, 2007

C҉ă҉t҉ă҉l҉i҉n҉'s rating of the film The Banishment

The other sex represents the locus of the fault, of imperfection, of the unheard, of the unfulfilled. This fault can only be named by the other. More precisely there are two interpretations of Zvyagintsev's The Banishment: that which corresponds to the failed fulfillment of one's sex, to the failure to become the ideal of one's genus-- and that which is defined in relation to the ideal of the other genus. ↓read more↓