Archive for The Forgotten

Talking Turkey with Death

Posted in FILM, Mythology with tags , , , , , on June 25, 2015 by dcairns


Maybe my favourite show at EIFF this year — so far — has been MACARIO, which happens to fit neatly into this fortnight’s edition of The Forgotten. It may be the best-known Roberto Gavaldon film, but let’s face it, there ARE no well-known Roberto Gavaldon films. Based on this evidence, there should be.

Antwerp Calling

Posted in FILM, literature with tags , , , on June 11, 2015 by dcairns


If you know Harry Kumel’s remarkable DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS and MALPERTUIS, you may well be eager to know more. Now you shall! This fortnight’s edition of The Forgotten examines a little-known work from this neglected auteur.

Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Posted in FILM, Politics with tags , , on May 28, 2015 by dcairns


After a Cannes break, The Forgotten is back, looking at some indescribable and lovely animation from Czechoslovakia. Mystery! Adventure! Subterranean escapades! Gas!

And you get to see the films, too.



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