Tag Archives: Volker Spengler

The Third Generation (1979)

No, the tenor, if you will, hasn’t changed. The theme’s remained the same, and always will remain the same: the manipulability, the exploitability of feelings within the system that we live in, and that at least one generation or more … Continue reading

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In a Year with Thirteen Moons (1978)

No one falls for the fairy tale that there’s a “real life” in a “real world” and that “real life” is more important than loving. What does it matter? I know we don’t really have a chance, whatever might become … Continue reading

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Despair (1978)

In many ways this is the movie that started it all for me. San Francisco, 1978. I really do still remember it! A short ride on the streetcar to Civic Center, then a long wait for the 19-Polk bus to … Continue reading

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