Tag Archives: Nathan Silver

April 28

Soft In the Head – Nathan Silver and the Idiot. (Film Review)

  Following on from the superb Exit Elena, comes Nathan Silvers ode to Dostoyevsky’s The Idiot, Soft in the Head, and true to the multiple narrative chaotic blur Silver creates symbols from The Idiot – such as Prince Myshkin – slivered and distributed, so that one character carries the naive beauty of goodness, while another […]

April 28

Exit Elena – Nathan Silver and the perpetual anxiety. (Film Review)

  “The only way anything gets done is if I do it. Like with the cat. We needed a cat, so I brought home a cat. We needed a nurse… and now there’s Elena.” Cindy from Exit Elena. Does it take an outsider to reveal how nutty our families really are? Characteristic of his passion […]