The theme addressed today walks on a more sensitive side of the seventh art, with films essential to understand the functioning of the modern world. Leaving aside extremely positive or negative visions about the world, the works listed here raise relevant questions about controversial themes of our societies. The stories told by the films bring, for example, the destructive craving for judgments of individuals incapacitated for such an act, a frightening futuristic society, the sad world of psychopathologies, the truth behind various psychiatric institutions, the claudicant media issue, and so on. Let’s go to the list!
10º – The Hunt (Thomas Vinterberg, 2012)A small town teacher is falsely accused of having committed a cruel act against a child, seeing his calm and quiet life take on sad contours. A masterpiece of Danish cinema, ‘The Hunt’ is a study of the rotten layer that comprises our societies, exposing how a lie can ruin a person’s life.
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