Volume 5, Issue 2 / March 2001
In this issue
An Interview with Director Park Ki-Hyung
The 24th Montreal World Film Festival
How shifting perceptions and attitudes toward time have effected society and the individual
Psychoanalysis and Horror
1) Corridors that Whisper Dark Secrets
Donato Totaro, Peter Rist, 03-06-01
Interview with Republic of Korea director Park Ki-Hyung on his smash debut horror hit Whispering Corridors (1998).
2) Meeting Abbas Kiarostami
Peter Rist, 03-06-01
One of the grand masters of contemporary cinema visits Montreal. Read an exclusive interview here at Offscreen.
3) Family Viewing and the Spatialization of Time
Donato Totaro, 03-31-01
A look at Atom Egoyan’s Family Viewing as both a springboard and touchstone for an inquiry into the nature of time and how shifting perceptions and attitudes toward it have effected society and the individual.
4) Exquisite Ex-timcay: Jacques Lacan vis-a-vis Contemporary Horror
Stefan Gullatz, 03-31-01
Using the theories of Lacan, Freud, and Zizek, Gullatz explores the depth of psychic horror across a selection of classic and contemporary horror films.
5) Iran 2000
Peter Rist, 04-01-01
The first of a two-part critical assessment of recent Iranian cinema seen through the eyes of Montreal film critic and film professor Peter Rist.