7º – Deliverance (John Boorman, 1972)A group of middle-aged friends decides to practice canoeing in a small town lake. However, the residents of the place present themselves as less pleasant than the men thought, leaving them in rustic and extreme situations. ‘Deliverance’ initially seems to be a simple suspense with a productive cast, magnificent settings and a dynamic direction. However, as the plot unfolds, we perceive increasingly disturbing events being exposed in each scene, resulting in an exacerbated event that leaves anyone impacted.
6º – Last Tango in Paris (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1972)The film follows the troubled relationship of a young French woman with an American middle-aged man. Controversial, ‘Last Tango in Paris’ is a good film, working with a simple and involving plot, always guided by common situations, but with impacting resolutions.
5º – A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick, 1971)Allocated to a discouraging future, the film shows the erratic journey of a young man and his gang in that society, destroying everything they go through. We will gain the substance of the story when this young man is arrested for murder, receiving the opportunity to mitigate his penalty if he agrees to participate in a scientific experiment. Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece, ‘A Clockwork Orange’ exacerbates the pathological paths that a society presents, telling a powerful story and with different considerations about the human heart in the world.
4º – Natural Born Killers (Oliver Stone, 1994)After a cruel and difficult childhood, Mickey and Mallory, united by simple chance, start an incomprehensible wave of unreasonable murders, leaving any place that passes in a complete state of chaos. The film brings to the viewer the vision of the human being as a product of the medium. Here, in ‘Natural Born Killers’, society simply reaps what it has planted. The work also presents a critique of the trivialization of death found in that society.
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