Minimalist film by artist/ filmmaker Jon Par (Jonathan Parisen) of The World Famous Empire State Building in New York City as seen in nearby Brooklyn. This is 150 of 1000 avant-garde films that Jon Par will be making in 2009.
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Film: Man Bites Dog Directed by Remy Belvaux, Andre Bonzel Belgium (1992) Crime Drama/Media Satire 9 parts/90 mins In French with English subtitles (default) Please be sure to turn on the CC (closed captions) button to view subtitles Subtitles are translatable to any language and can be moved by clicking and dragging the subtitles. WARNING: Film contains adult language, adult situations, brief nudity, and graphic violence. (Rated NC17 by MPAA) Please do not flag this film because it is such a relatively unknown film to the general public that its unlikely that a kid would happen to come upon it by chance. Anyone who knows about this film already knows what they are getting into. Moreover, I do not think the violence is gratuitous—understand the film’s message and purpose. (Read Below) Synopsis: Controversial winner of the International Critic’s Prize at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival, Man Bites Dog is a Belgian, high-concept satire of media violence which follows the lethal exploits of Benoit, an affable, and very talkative, serial killer. He kills for money, and he kills for pleasure, and he talks all the while about philosophy and the proper technique for weighing a corpse down underwater. He is followed through his slaughter-fest by the filmmakers, Rémy and André, and the line between reporter and subject becomes blurred pretty quickly. The filmmakers become more and more involved in Benoit’s actions, starting with the relatively innocent act of holding a flashlight for …
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