THE DEVILS

Ken Russell’s film The Devils, inspired by a demonic possession in Loudon, just like Jerzy Kawalerowicz movie Mother Joan of the Angels, has a powerful impact. The story is set in the 17th century. For political reasons Cardinal Richelieu has decided to demolish the fortifications of the cities that are ruled by his adversaries. One… Continue reading THE DEVILS

AS IN HEAVEN

The story begins on the west coast of Iceland, at the end of summer 1936. A little girl named Hrefna, walks on the beach. Her family lives in a dilapidated farm and survives somehow, especially because, according to Hrefna’s grandmother, the farm and the surrounding area are cursed by a malediction from the 14th century! This… Continue reading AS IN HEAVEN

MEMORIES OF THE SWORD

Ever since she was able to stand on her own two feet, Hong-yi trains as if possessed for a mission of vengeance. Her parents were killed when she was just a baby. She was raised by a blind woman with a gift for the martial arts, who puts all her energy in getting the girl… Continue reading MEMORIES OF THE SWORD