Welcome to The Queue — your day by day distraction of curated video content material sourced from throughout the net. Immediately, we’re watching a video essay that appears on the metatext of Mia Hansen-Love’s Bergman Island.
Filmmaking couple Chris (Vicky Krieps) and Tony (Tim Roth) journey to Fårö, the distant island the place Swedish auteur Ingmar Bergman lived and labored. The journey is each a pilgrimage and an try to drum up inspiration for his or her respective screenplays.
As our personal Anna Swanson wrote in her evaluation on the Toronto Worldwide Movie Competition, Bergman Island is a marvelously private movie that worthy of its namesake. Mia Hansen-Løve’s first English-language movie is deeply human and meditative; drumming up magnificence and that means on the intersection of homage, critique, and introspection. Chris, like Hansen-Løve, is haunted by Bergman’s legacy. It’s a shared query that little doubt happens to all creatives: the best way to make new issues with out being buried by the legacy of our forefathers.
The movie provides an intimate engagement with the concept of metatext. Which is to say: the concept a murals has two ranges of dialogue without delay. In Bergman Island, this takes the type of Chris and Tony’s literal author’s retreat and the results it has on their relationship and inventive follow, in addition to the secondary thread of Hansen-Løve’s personal reckoning with inventive legacy, inventive partnerships, and private storytelling. For extra, on how Bergman Island attracts consideration to the method of its personal creation with out sacrificing its core story, take a look at the video essay beneath:
Watch “Bergman Island: Artwork, Love, and the Insufferable Strategy of Making”:
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This video essay on the metatextuality of Mia Hansen-Løve’s Bergman Island is by Broey Deschanel a self-described “snob (and a youtuber) whose video essays cowl every part from new releases like Licorice Pizza and Euphoria to camp classics like Showgirls. You may subscribe to their YouTube account right here and you may observe them on Twitter right here.
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