Siodmak, The Killers : where are we? / Les Tueurs : où sommes nous?

The Killers (Siodmak,1946) is truly a classic of film noir. The opening scene is famous. Two men are sitting in front of a car driving at high-speed through the night. Then the camera scans the road and a sign shows up in the headlights: Brentwood, New Jersey. And below, in an ironic mode considering what…

L’Île aux fleurs / Ilha das Flores – Furtado

Isle of Flowers is a 1989 Brazilian short film by Jorge Furtado about globalization.You can watch it (12 min) on line. Here are the part one and the part two in English). The film starts with a spinning globe and the next shot focuses on a field of tomatoes. A voice  locates the action very…