The counter-piece to Michael Moores ownership "Bowling for Columbine" – In Gus van Sants "Elephant" The massacre seems to be as everyday as the gossip in the school canteen in front of it
They come from the heart of society: Burgerally socialized Mittelstandskids, who suddenly have a rake in their hands and their co-schoolers and teachers in the dozen. The School Massaker of Littleton Stand Pate for Gus van Sants New, Master Film "Elephant". The low-budget work, which won the two main prizes in the Cannes Film Festival, is making the unemployable such deeds on the subject – a film about orientation and the opposite piece to Michael Moores ownership "Bowling for Columbine", who knows only answers, no questions.
"The sun was to blame!" – at this central sentence from Albert Camus’ "The stranger" Feels at some point: In the very first attitude of this movie you can see a blue sky, with a few dun clouds. Easily bleached colors. Blurred, nevertheless accurate pictures that adores a little dreamer and at the same time curious, and remain reminiscent of fashion photographs. Change of perspective, shfring, from above and then from below you can see views of the seemingly peaceful, well-ordered landscape of American suburbs. Father and son. A car drive snake lines, meets a hair a cyclist, strips other cars. "Dad, I am driving. Get out of the car." A son drive his hard alcoholic father home. Another teenager delights his way through photo recordings on the school campus: "I work on a series of random products." he does not pay. A Fruhe morning in America.