It’s like, they’re people I work with and our job is being popular and shit There are dozens of formative teen films, and each takes on the trappings of its individual generation not only to frame the story, but to more often be the essence of the story. Dazed and Confused’s ambling, unmoored approach echoed […]
In a genre dedicated to telling stories, communicating emotions, and enthralling an audience, documentaries ostensibly represent a chance to tell a truth to that audience. They give filmmakers a chance to show the world as it is and try to tell the story of that world in a true way.
An innovator of both form and message, Vera Chytilová's "Daisies" challenges its audience to dig for meaning, and question everything. A defining piece of the Czech New Wave, "Daisies" is a testament to film's power as a means of protest.