Punishment Park

Punishment Park (1971)

Punishment Park first published by EyeforFilm [Note: this was published in 2005, during the depths of the Bush era] After becoming bogged down in a foreign conflict, the US Government has declared an “internal security emergency” at home and begun detaining citizens – young radicals, authors, activists, pacifists, draft dodgers, protest singers, feminists and poets –…

Munch

Edvard Munch (1974)

Edvard Munch first published by Film4 Synopsis: Peter Watkins’ recently restored telefilm documents the angst of an artist and an era. Review: Peter Watkins’ Edvard Munch opens with both a text (in Norwegian) and a voice-over (in English, narrated by Watkins) that impart introductory information about both the film’s use of Munch’s diaries as source material and Munch’s…