Kommunisten Screen 2 articles



Kommunisten Poster
  • A stark, politicized and monumental clip-reel that was appropriately my final screening of the festival, and due to abashed unfamiliarity with every included film—Workers, Peasants, Fortini/Cani, Too Early, Too Late, The Death of Empedocles—except one, was nearly lost among the sheer quantity of spoken texts and embedded contexts.

  • ...Such a personal note is very uncommon in Straub’s filmography. At the same time, however, this ambiguous image of Huillet – full of melancholy and hope – is perfectly interwoven with Straub’s goals: to approach a communist dream.