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Carmen Gray

Carmen Gray is a freelance critic, journalist, and film programmer who grew up in rural New Zealand and now lives in Berlin.

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Daisies: Giggling Generals; One and Two

In one of the most incendiary and formally experimental films of the Czechoslovak New Wave, two mysterious young women uncover humanity’s endless potential for revolt.

By Carmen Gray

The Piano: Gothic Gone South

A Victorian-era tale of self-discovery, Jane Campion’s Palme d’Or winner exults in the thrill of female rebellion.

By Carmen Gray

Mirror: “All Is Immortal”

The fourth of Andrei Tarkovsky’s seven features is his most oneiric and resistant to interpretation, drawing from the director’s own childhood memories to create a fluid sense of history.

By Carmen Gray