LE QUATTRO VOLTE (Michelangelo Frammartino, 2010)

Somewhat reminiscent of Franco Piavoli’s work, Michelangelo Frammartino’s Four Times is a pseudo-documentary, or partial-documentary, set in the hills of Calabria in southernmost Italy. In a rural village, little talk goes on (and none, apparently, necessary to subtitle) and the silence is constantly interrupted, sometimes humorously, by barking dogs, bleating goats, collar bells, church bells […]