Atlantis Screen 1 article

Atlantis

2014

Atlantis Poster
  • Here Russell’s lucid and idiosyncratic camerawork links depictions of landscapes and people in Malta to three very different visions (Plato, Thomas More, 1970s science fiction) of an imagined Atlantis or utopian society. This linkage is curious and compelling, since, rather like the visions inspired by the mythical Atlantis, we too can only project our imagination onto the fragments of landscape, architecture, and religious and vocal traditions that Russell offers us.