Strangely enough, following one post on how light — particularly the beautiful light in September — can affect photography and another on The Greatest Living Film Composers, I finally watched Silent Light — a film drenched in breathtaking images and natural lighting that has no music score. It’s one of those art films that was much discussed last year amongst cineastes but little seen by anyone outside of the international film festival circuit. As fall is often the season of slowing down and taking stock of your life, it could only be considered perfect timing that Netflix delivered it to my door just as we approached the autumnal equinox.
A Resurrection of Cinema
Carlos Reygadas’ Silent Light (Stellet Licht) is a direct descendent of silent film. Continue reading