Marvelous Movie Mondays: Calypso

EPFC | September 3rd, 2018

guest curator: Morris Manuel Trujillo

theme: Love / Heartbreak Program
From the personal to the political

Calypso, (Mexico 2016) 05:11 min
16mm B&W film, color
Dir. Annalisa Quagliata

Inspired by Homer’s Odyssey, the film creates a queer reinterpretation of the nymph Calypso who traps Odysseus on her island. This intimate and sensuous rendition unveils the characters’ emotional states through subtle gestures and contemplative portraits, delving into feelings of love, longing and abandonment.