It is a meditation on nietzsche who, in turin in 1889, was said to have seen a horse being thrashed, and protectively threw his arms around the beast, then sobbingly collapsed due to some kind of breakdown, possibly a stroke. The one piece of music used throughout the film is the prelude to wagners opera tristan and isolde this piece swells in for the films opening prelude itself and reemerges later throughout the film, reminding the viewer of the impending. A torinoi lo aka the turin horse was directed by the celebrated hungarian filmmaker bela tarr in collaboration with his editor and spouse agnes hranitzky. Set during a punishing windstorm that often recalls the most famous shot in satantangoa long dolly through a garbagestrewn street that gus van sant lifted, with tumbleweeds in place of trash, in. He tossed his arms around the horses neck to protect it then collapsed to the ground. The turin horse bela tarr agnes hranitzky cinematography by fred kelemen. Somewhere in the countryside, the driver of a cab lives with his daughter and a horse. A film by bela tarr, 2011, hungaryfranceswitzerlandgermany, 146 in turin in 1889, nietzsche flings his arms around an exhausted. It also had american involvement through the minneapolisbased company werc werk works. He stopped the scene by throwing his arms around the horse and sobbing, and in the days that followed, legend has it, nietzsche lost what remained of his sanity. The turin horse is an absolute vision, masterly and enveloping in a way that less personal, more conventional movies are not. If you like the turin horse you might like similar movies werckmeister harmonies, satantango, the sacrifice, the mirror, au hasard balthazar.
The turin horse drive their shit out of their mounths, arms, fingers and legs since 2015 untitled ep by the turin horse, released 26 january 2018 1. The turin horse trailer 2011 trailer for the turin horse. Stefano campagnas rating of the film the turin horse. The enchanted stallion 2016 all roads lead home 2008 all the pretty horses 2000 an american girl.
Stills michelangelo antonioni, film watch, video photography, filmmaking. The man who whipped the horse is a rural farmer who makes his living taking on carting jobs into the city with his horsedrawn cart. Saige paints the sky 20 the appaloosa 1966 apple of my eye 2017. In turin in 1889, nietzsche flings his arms around an exhausted carriage horse, then looses consciousness and his mind. It put me in a bad mood for three days and to no real point. Bela tarr selfmockingly characterized the turin horse as a sad, windy movie it is indeed that, as well as a flatout masterpiece. The camera explores the horse and its rider from multiple perspectives, racing alongside with powerful. The turin horse, a slow and solemn blackandwhite film set in a 19thcentury wilderness and inspired by an anecdote involving friedrich nietzsche, displays mr. With janos derzsi, erika bok, mihaly kormos, ricsi.
Shot in a mere 30 long takes, the turin horse begins with a voiceover mihaly raday on black, explaining the back story. It recalls the whipping of a horse in the italian city turin that is rumoured to have caused the mental breakdown of philosopher. The turin horses opening shot suggests a far different work than the nearly immobile film that followseven though the camera continues to rove, its perambulations are amongst the most circumscribed in a tarr film. Filmmuhely, in collaboration with switzerlands vega film production, germanys zero fiction film and frances mpm film. The horse refuses to move, whereupon the driver loses his patience and takes his whip to it. The opening shot of the turin horse has been discussed by many critics at great length. The turin horse was produced by tarrs hungarian company t. Find out everything empire knows about turin horse, the.
By that yardstick, the turin horse, at a mere 146 minutes, ought to feel like a light, jaunty canter. In early 1889, friedrich nietzsche was said to have walked out of his home in turin, italy, and witnessed a carriage driver brutally lashing his stubborn horse. Bela tarrs final film, the turin horse the new york times. The horse is old and in very poor health, but does its best to obey its masters commands. The turin horse 2012 stream and watch online moviefone.
Yet in some ways, its the most extreme of tarrs films and certainly the simplest. The turin horse and the end of civilization as we know it. Beautifully photographed by fred kelemen on the austere, unforgiving hungarian plain lands, the turin horse challenges us to enter into a world just beyond the one we experience daily. Bela tarr used these words to describe his last film, the turin horse, which opened at the berlinale in 2011. In the turin horse the hungarian filmmaker bela tarr depicts the unrelenting grind of domestic life for a horsecart driver and his daughter. The hard contrast between extreme kinesis and stasis suggests at first a work somewhat at odds with itself, the heavy emphasis. Bela tarr says the turin horse is his last movie the. The hungarian director bela tarrs blackandwhite film the turin horse he has said its last is a thorough and systematic statement of. Life is indeed a big burden for many, due to the difficulties they face, when things spiral out of their control. On january 3, 1889 in turin, italy, friedrich nietzsche steps out of the doorway of number six, via carlo albert. Following a man and his daughter in their daily routine, a bizarre series of disturbing events slowly begin to strip life of its.
The statement is in keeping with the austerity, solemnity and high seriousness of his work. Every critic out there seems to be dazzled as much as pattinson in the final scene by the undeniably beautiful cinematography every shot an artistic photography for an art gallery exposition and the solid performances by the two only actors on scene. Take a look at what 100 movies made the bbcs best of the 21st century list. Taking its cue from nietsches famous encounter with a mistreated horse on via carlo alberto, the turin horse depicts the aftermath of this seemingly innocuous but destructively profound confrontation. Beauty and philosophy in the turin horse samya mondal. Download the turin horse movie unfolding over six days, as the wind batters the farm mercilessly, the turin horse becomes, like a lot of last films, a story about death and decay, the extinction of a way of life.
Not far from him, a cab driver is having trouble with a stubborn horse. Find out where the turin horse is streaming, if the turin horse is on netflix, and get news and updates, on decider. Whatever it was, the calamity neither destroyed nor made him stronger. German philosopher friedrich nietzsche witnessed the whipping of a horse while traveling in turin, italy.
Bela tarr son filmim dedigi the turin horseu kendine yak. This film, which is tarrs last, follows up this question in a fictionalized story of what occurred. Down into the black hole with turin horse and miners. A rural farmer is forced to confront the mortality of his faithful horse. A torinoi lo is a 2011 hungarian philosophical drama film directed by bela tarr and agnes hranitzky, starring janos derzsi, erika. Theres tremendous drama in this incidentand in the philosophers. The film begins with a tracking shot that lasts over five minutes of an old man with a paralyzed arm in a rickety cart being dragged by the world. Moe howard of the three stooges on the mike douglas show duration. I even briefly considered washing my hands of movies altogether which would. The turin horse, bela tarr, 146 mins 15 the independent. The adventures of rex and rinty 1935 a fine step 2011 a great coup 1919 a horse called bear 2015 a horse called wish 2019 a horse for danny 1995 albion. Winner of the grand jury prize at berlin film festival 2011. Existence becomes tiring, almost an unworldly ghostlike appearance shrouds.147 952 924 1049 236 185 1098 613 1412 728 635 1206 864 458 650 1233 1417 421 831 112 979 344 1483 148 247 1098 1163