Bruna

XXII | Architecture student

"I really have nothing to say, but I want to say it anyway."

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  • The Passenger

    The Passenger

    This piece was originally published on Simulacro Mag.

    Architecture and space are core aspects of Antonioni’s œuvre: they are the frameworks through which we understand his characters’ inner worlds. The Passenger (1975), the final installment in his English-language trilogy, is a beautiful testament to the sophistication and empathy with which the director uses these elements to handle concepts of existential malaise, mortality, and identity.

    This is the tale of David Locke, a renowned yet disillusioned journalist who is presently in…

  • My Night at Maud's

    My Night at Maud's

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    This piece was originally published on Simulacro Mag.

    When asked why he chose black-and-white as the color palette for Ma Nuit Chez Maud (1968), the third installment in his Contes Moreaux series, Éric Rohmer explained: “Because it suited the nature of the subject-matter. Color wouldn’t have added anything positive to it; on the contrary, it would only have destroyed the atmosphere of the film and introduced distracting elements that had no useful purpose. (…) I was concerned above all with…