Here’s a Wonderful Essay by Jewish Philosophy Place on the new Joseph Cedar Film, “Norman” (With a Schlemiel Theory Cameo)

Riffing gently off the title of Pasolini’s essay “Cinema of Poetry,” let’s call Joseph Cedar’s most recent release an exercise in the “cinema of Talmud.” To be sure, Norman has to be viewed with an eye towards the narrative arc. But it’s the form of the film that matters. What makes a film Talmudic in […]

via (Cinema of Talmud) Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer (Joseph Cedar) — jewish philosophy place

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