Eastern European cinema is a diverse subject that has been scarcely regarded, especially compared to other world cinemas. From screen analysis to personal accounts, this blog is a meditation on Eastern European cultural values with emphasis on totalitarian iconography and other clandestine ciphers that have become motifs across the films of Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Poland, Russia, Czech Republic and East Germany.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Visual Diary: First Spaceship on Venus/ Der schweigende Stern (1960) Kurt Maetzig
By Olivia Maria Hărşan East German sci fi based on the novel The Astronauts by Stanisław Lem (author of Solaris, 1961).