This piece of theatre left me feeling wiser, in wonder of the experience of life, and with a newfound respect for those who attempt to preserve this wonder with the instrument of written words.
“Being a refugee is much more than a political status. It is the most pervasive kind of cruelty that can be exercised against a human being. You are forcibly robbing this human being of all aspects that would make human life not just tolerable but meaningful in many ways.”
Where this film deviates from the usual biography is the bold decision from filmmakers Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman to render the entire film an homage to van Gogh’s broad and textured impressionistic brushstrokes. The film pays tribute to the artist’s influence on Western art history by animating the entire movie through painting.
Their fusion brings about an exploration of life and death that manages to be both flippant and beautiful, something so uniquely itself that it seems like it doesn’t care to be taken too seriously.
“Do you want some tea?”
Well, now that you mention it, that would be lovely.
Where: Dunstan Playhouse When: 29th Aug to 16th September Shakespeare’s Macbeth is often spoken of as a tale of tragedy, war, and trauma. The SA State Theatre Company’s bloody new take builds on all these themes, and adds an element of creeping horror that brings this tale of political ambition and immorality to innovative and …
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