Tuesday, November 22, 2011
The Sea - A Film by Baltasar Kormákur
Thursday, November 27, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. — It's film night at Lestrarélag! We will watch Baltasar Kormákur's 2003 movie The Sea (Hafið), after which we will enjoy our usual robust discussion. Reviewer Edward Lee describes The Sea as "a great family drama told against the backdrop of the small town psyche, [which] tells the story of how one family—shackled with more inner conflict that Bergman could shake a stick at—deals with the emotions, the conflicts, and the disappointments of life itself. As the family business falls apart, so do the siblings until we eventually learn that it isn't so much what we leave behind that affects us but rather it's the scars that run deep from questionable moral choices."
Jürgen Frauth's review of The Sea can be found at: http://worldfilm.about.com/library/weekly/aafpr052003.htm