The Seasons in Quincy is the result of a five-year project by Tilda Swinton and Colin MacCabe to produce a portrait of this fascinating figure and celebrate his ideas, his art and the man himself.
The four essay films that comprise The Seasons in Quincy combine different aspects of Berger s life in the Haute-Savoie with ideas and motifs from his work amid the reflective atmosphere of his mountain home. Each film was created as an individual work of art but viewed together form a beautifully paced and meditative feature-length documentary that demonstrates how film can move beyond text and art to offer a multi-faceted and multi-layered portrait of an extraordinary human being.
Art - Non Fiction
Ways of Seeing
Based on the BBC television series, John Berger’s Ways of Seeing is a unique look at the way we view art, published as part of the Penguin on Design series in Penguin Modern Classics. ‘Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak.’ ‘But there is also another sense in which seeing comes before words. […]139 SEK
‘Language is a body, a living creature …and this creature’s home is the inarticulate as well as the articulate’. John Berger’s work has revolutionized the way we understand visual language. In this new book he writes about language itself, and how it relates to thought, art, song, storytelling and political discourse today. Also containing Berger’s […]139 SEK
Documentaries - Music
One More Time With Feeling
One More Time Feeling is the feature film about the making of their acclaimed ‘Skeleton Tree’ directed by Andrew Dominik. Visually unique, One More Time With Feeling is a stark, fragile and raw documentary. Shot in 3D, colour and black & white, the film probes the deeply personal circumstances surrounding the making of ‘Skeleton Tree’ […]249 SEK
Art - Non Fiction - Photography
Understanding a Photograph
John Berger’s writings on photography are some of the most original of the twentieth century. This selection contains many groundbreaking essays and previously uncollected pieces written for…..149 SEK