Friday, 18 June 2010
a muse in the dark ages/Reykjavik synecdoche
I remember watching Dancer in the dark at a movie theater in Union Sq. NYC.Never before have I seen a movie punching american capitalism at its core, so directly. Bjork's performance proved to be prophetic, for what followed in her country's socio-economical condition.At the same time, her pop music career went down along with the rope.Her broken voice saying "nobody told me it would be like this" at the final scene, would overshadow any joyful tune ever since. She stood up though with the unprecedented strength that only a fully naked human being can carry through.