Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972) Written and Directed by: Werner Herzog The film begins with a prologue: “After the conquest and plundering of the Inca Empire by Spain the Indians invented the legend of El Dorado a land of gold located in the swamps of the Amazon headwaters. A large expedition of Spanish adventurers, … Continue reading Classics of Cinema – Aguirre, the Wrath of God
You live in an illusion that people like you. It is not true. You think that the people that know of you have a certain liking towards you. You are wrong. It is not true. You bring in a past where they knew of you to reason their present likeness towards you. You think they … Continue reading Someday . . .
So, you are back again . . . The diary asks, “So, you are back again?” The writer responds, “I don’t have any other place to go, it is only in your singled lined pages that I seek a refuge.” A refuge or an escape? Actually both. No, you have to choose one. Ah, … Continue reading A Refuge and an Escape
The June nine sun is shining. A cool breeze blows sporadically. Every once in a while it brushes off the perspiration gathered by the pressure in the air of a June nine hot and humid partly summer partly monsoon day. In the shade of an 11’o clock sun a woman washes clothes by prioritizing them … Continue reading They sit together, they feast together
Are you into the catering business? I don’t think I am capable of indulging in any sort of business let alone catering. But are you in the catering business? No, I am not. Then why don’t you say what you must say? What must I say? You don’t know what it is? Yes, I don’t … Continue reading A Conversation – Part II
How to make a film? You make it by writing it. The journey starts from taking a pen to a paper or the tips of your fingers to a keyboard. You may be unaware of where you are headed when you first start writing (which is the most often) but stay there, hold that pen, … Continue reading A Conversation
“दिल भरा है, कोई बात दबी है भीतर, कुछ कहना है उसे। आस पास कोई नहीं, न कोई जान और न ही कोई अनजान। आसुओं पर से विशवास उठ गया है अब उसका, अकेले में बहाओ तो लौट कर तुम्हारे पास ही चले आते हैं ये , किसी का साथ हो कोई ग़म की बात … Continue reading “This is your Soul talking”