The Hunt: A Reflection on Denmark’s History

This essay on Danish film The Hunt was written for World Cinema. By Kitty Williams The Hunt is a 2013 Danish film directed by Thomas Vinterberg, one of the fathers of Dogme 95. Dogme 95 was a short-lived film movement characterized by realism in every sense of the word. The film’s theme is also very much aContinue reading “The Hunt: A Reflection on Denmark’s History”

Phoenix: Speak Low, Stand Tall

This essay about the German film Phoenix was written for World Cinema. By Kitty Williams Christian Petzold’s 2014 film Phoenix explores the emotional recovery two individuals must endure after World War II. After World War II, many films in Europe were very raw. The war was such a major influence on the world that films beganContinue reading “Phoenix: Speak Low, Stand Tall”