Taking as its starting point the photographs taken by the Portuguese political police (1926-1974), including a mug shot of a woman holding a child, Luz Obscura seeks to reveal how an authoritarian system operates within the family intimacy.
यह फिल्म अभी MUBI पर नहीं चल रही है, लेकिन 30 अन्य महान फिल्में चल रही हैं। देखें क्या दिखाया जा रहा है अब दिखाया जा रहा है
The reliance on images and sound over video testimonies was refreshing. Sometimes I felt like the documentary was being stretched out to last longer, but it was a good session complemented by the input of the director herself. It made me want to watch the previous documentary, "48".
Digital. There is always a repeated visual and sound structures in this filmmaker's films, mostly a recurrence of fade-outs to change images and a sparse, uninventory sound that adds nothing, dimensionally, to what the images introduce/indicate, limited to their historical and archivist values, not conceiving/intervening in the medium. How, then, do we transmit in (the) present, if the past is assumed so peremptory?