In Karl Ove Knausgaard’s novel My Struggle Book 1, he begins with the conundrum of humans and death. On one side we love to hear about it, read about it, movies with killings tend to do best at the box office, but on the other side of the coin, the side of reality, we want to hide it, hide from it, keep it away, far away. It’s why plastic surgery is so prevalent. Keep looking young and death will be fooled.
In her directorial debut Celeste Moratti has touched on this very thing with “Hamlet”. The opposites of death. The life of death.Read More