“The Black Narcissus” (1947)

24FPS CRITIQUE

First published 02/19/2012

“The Black Narcissus,” from Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger (the British filmmaking duo known as “the Archers”), is a great film that sits between psychological drama and hysterical melodrama. It’s due to this combination that the film exudes a dream-like energy that I’ve yet to experience from other 1940s films, although the film does bear marks of its time.

View original post 436 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s