It is a very odd and surreal performance, with a lot of full frontal nudity of men and women, as well as graphic sexual content.
A woman loses her virginity, and we see the bloody and sexually explicit aftermath.
One animated scene of a bull copulating with a woman.
A very graphic scene of Caliban masturbating.
Very explicit and close-up shot of a woman’s vagina while she is giving birth.
Barely an image on screen goes by without somebody being nude. The nudity includes full nudity of females and males, from young to old.
One brief albeit graphic scene of Stephano fantasizing about raping Miranda


Film review:Translated by www.rabudo-ru.com


Shakespeare and the storm

Prospero, Duke of Milan, was usurped by his brother and exiled at sea with his daughter because he studied behind closed doors and ignored state affairs. With the help of kind people, they survived and drifted to a desert island. Prospero relied on the powerful magic learned in the book to save the suffering elves on the island. With the help of the power of the elves, Prospero summoned the wind and rain to bring the enemies to make them repent and admit their mistakes. Finally, Prospero forgives the enemy with a broad mind, finds the right person for his daughter, and everyone leaves the island to return to Milan.

It took about a month to read Shakespeare’s “the storm”, which is the last play he completed alone, an ancient story. Revenge and forgiveness, the whole story is mixed with tragedy and comedy. The background of the story is set on an island full of magic. From the setting of the background, part of the story comes from imagination. However, from this story, we can see some chapters of the times. Illusory elements and concrete forms echo each other. Science and magic make a perfect story. We can regard prosper as God. He has endless mana and can control the life and death of others. Those who doubt and persecute him will eventually be punished. After a storm, he regained his lost land and rights and chose forgiveness. Prospero plays the role of God in the story. From the setting of the character, Prospero’s enthusiasm for books comes from his love for science, and also reflects Shakespeare’s attack on the current society. When you let your life go into the cliff, it is not prayer, but wisdom that can save you. Perhaps Shakespeare also wants to convey to readers the idea of knowledge changing fate through this film.

We can restore this story to the era of Shakespeare’s creation. This story was created in the 17th century. Great changes were going on in Britain in the 17th century. The British Puritan Revolution gave people hope and disappointed people. Copernicus’ heliocentric theory broke the religious stubbornness that scientific exploration touched the hierarchical world view of monarchy, social unrest and ideological innovation, which made Shakespeare’s storm. The gorgeous style of writing in the Elizabethan era disappeared, the confident and optimistic tone disappeared, and the romantic longing for the “Utopian” ideal world was forgotten. The writers of the 17th century are in an era of fierce confrontation between various values. They give the literature of this era a new connotation. The tempest, rooted in the background of the times, not only represents Shakespeare’s creative point of view, but also reflects the social status quo in the 17th century.

Peter Greenaway and the book of Prospero

British director Peter Through the lens, Greenaway makes this ancient story appear in front of the audience again. The first half of the narrative adopts the expression of magic, and all elements have strong symbolic meaning. The second half of the narrative adopts the mode of stage drama, which ends in a simple background setting and meaningful character dialogue. The story hasn’t changed much, but the design of the elements is memorable. The film begins with the book of water, which is the hotbed of life and represents the lowest form of life. Since then, 23 books have appeared one after another, that is, the whole film expounds the gradual process of life and the source of emotion through this book, which is well inherited from the scientific thought conveyed in Shakespeare.

The book of utopia also appears in the storm. I want to prohibit all trade: there is no establishment of local officials; Without literature, wealth, poverty and employment will be abolished; There are no contracts, inheritance, borders, regions, cultivation and vineyards, metals, grains, wine and oil are useless, occupations are abolished, and all people do nothing: so are women, but they are naive and pure: without monarchs, all the products of nature must be obtained without hard work; Treason, felony, sword, halberd, knife, gun, gun and other weapons must be completely eliminated: but nature will produce all rich things by itself to raise my simple people. ” This is also the embodiment of Shakespeare’s pessimism. If he can’t solve the contradiction, he can only use the utopian situation to shape a pure world.

To some extent, Prospero also has Shakespeare’s own shadow. His compassion makes him have the feelings of God, and the helplessness in the secular world makes him unable to get rid of the shackles of mortals. He saw the social crisis and chaos, but could not find the root of “evil”, so he had to use the illusory tool of “magic” to overcome “evil”. His ideal can only be realized in fictional plots. Prospero’s love for his daughter is the prince of Naples. The combination of talents and beauties still can’t escape the old idea of being equal; Although he had forgiven his enemies, he still begged his brother back to the principality, did not really give up fame and wealth, and did not really get rid of their “evil”. In a sense, such reconciliation was also a compromise of Prospero to the evil forces.

Ruling and being ruled are attributes that people can’t get rid of. When designing, Grenadier expresses different forms through people. God, angels, demons, people and so on all have a hazy beauty. In the mirage like lens, all tangible and intangible things become illusory and can’t be captured. The film uses a large number of scenes to describe the plot of people wandering and changing in the water, which also represents that the life organism rooted in the water has different forms and ways of expression, including good and evil.

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