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13 Ratings

The Residents

Os Residentes

Directed by Tiago Mata Machado
Brazil, 2010


The residents of a soon to be demolished building have set up a temporary autonomous zone to declare war on a world where utopia and poetry have gone astray. They are a kind of Situationist urban guerilla, spending their days creating havoc at both a material and immaterial level.

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The Residents Directed by Tiago Mata Machado

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  • Frank ViSo's rating of the film The Residents

    Machado, ripristina un teatro dell'assurdo dove la potenza delle immagini finisce per trascendere l'ideologia; il pensiero viene annullato, la poesia muore nelle bocche dei loro cantori, artisti-guerriglieri la cui rivoluzione è puramente éstética. E' il trionfo dell'estetica. E' un inno alla resistenza: