"The Empty House" Movie Review Essay & Film Analysis

Continually impossible to fight with the enemies from without or demons within. But especially with loneliness. Anyway force once depleted, and a gust extinguished like a fire under a pulsating rainy sky - here it and visited by, the gates of the subconscious Mesri, like a old lover, rushed into the house, reminding the whole existence of the past and to frame his shadow this day. And then inadvertently sdaoshsya silently fall into the familiar arms of brittle, into the abyss of emptiness and the glow of heavy thoughts in the weightlessness of loneliness, which in a moment becomes something the family and friends. It fills the bruised soul, offering different games in life, sometimes weird, sometimes unintelligible, just as with Tae-Suk, who pasting brochures on random doors, to later go back and calculate the empty home, save your ad. Climbing into them, he did not steal, by contrast, does good work: washing dishes, wash clothes, repairing broken things. Aliens walls fill the lonely corners of his soul. Is not it about going on with himself, Kim Ki Duk, tired of fighting from film to film with insensitivity, anguish, pain, loneliness, with whatever it was, and silently gave fully these feelings? . Sad but unusually gentle
In all its form of communication: Linklater diorama collects impressions and random encounters, Malik catches sun glare symbols, by Scorsese, "Mean Streets" opens the life from a new angle, Trier cynically examines the human face, however, sometimes through the prism of depravity, and Kar-wai through cigarette smoke trying to catch the last loving mood, at least for a moment. All they want something, want to speak - some directly, some flowery - so to remember to capture the moment of eternity and perpetuate it in incorruptibility. Kim Ki-Duk, too, has its own style of communication kinoyazykovoy he "tells" in silence. While more beautiful than any words, because the latter often hollow, they lack specificity and sincerity, at least the one that expresses the views of the Korean, touch, sighs, relationship of human internal mechanisms. In another way, he can not, it is rumor, but it is in an "empty house" Mute becomes final and ideal form. Tae-suk permanently silent, even when one of the houses notices suffering from the beating Sun-hvu husband, who is unhappy in marriage and, oddly enough, is also silent. However, this does not prevent him to fall in love with it in itself, and even avenge her scum-spouse. Two lost in the backwoods of the soul, it required a word? Two solitudes, driven on related orbitals, which are often in contact. Mute emphasizes the fullness of understanding, because they are silent and platonic explore each other together to change one apartment after another, wandering like a single "Pilgrims" Brodsky, "peace and sorrow past".
But behind the veil hid their emptiness sublunary - shunyata whose knowledge is paramount for Buddhism, as well as for himself Kim Ki-duk. You can try to fill it primerivaniem someone else's life, photographing themselves on the background of foreign portraits as a reminder that you are also a part of this world, or repairing other people's items as a relief from the failure of his own life, and even revenge by golf balls and release the hidden pain in the same way. However, ultimately shunyata possibly conceive only through meditation, destroying the normal understanding of themselves. Tae-suk is gradually beginning to understand this: first he makes his cellmates to see nonexistent golf ball, and after he dissolves into emptiness, blurring the line between the two worlds. But completely nothing disappears, something always remains in someone's memory or grozah. "How do you Regard to void this world" - and looks at him and Kim learns from each film, as well as his heroes - the Buddha says. While others conquered the cinematic Olympus, he is confident, but slowly rises to it, being able to discover in his work something otherworldly, Zen and transcendental. And maybe empty, incomprehensible.
Something similar to a mirage or frustration is born to the end of the film. Koreans difficult to tell reality or a dream the world in which we live. And is it possible to find a simple and correct answer to this question? No one can know for sure: Einstein tie it with consciousness, Welch spoke again about the madness and Freud confuse the forest. However, it is easier to answer who does Kim Ki-duk? Misanthrope hiding their identity behind a mask of karma? Recluse trying izukrasit his loneliness illusions? Pathological people telling about their pain? Devil, lowering his characters to the bottom of torment and anguish? Lord, lifting them to the top of the universe, equating to the eternal image of love and loneliness? The latter is particularly crack his personnel, especially in the "empty house", where the solitude does not seem punishment, it is rather a kind of salvation and Equilibre between two worlds - prosaic and otherworldly - between coniferous and Sung-Tae-Suk. She remembered his image - so much that I could see him in the void and even touch him or kiss. They are the shadows of loneliness, who kept to himself, each other. Their world became poluprizrachnym, they did it themselves so, joining in the spiritual dimension. Not about whether the love of Beatrice Dante sang this? Kim Ki-duk has gone beyond the bounds of reason, finding myself outside of time and space, where the souls are entwined, and the mortal body smolder in his despair. He again baffled, discouraged and shaken, leaving a painful aftertaste, as if something was stuck inside, something exciting, something pleasant. Tell me, Kim, how do you manage so? Although not say, do not need to keep it a secret, otherwise it will lose its magic. Hide it in my heart, and keep. For myself, for me. Please ... Let's keep quiet

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