Posts Tagged ‘Barbara Sukowa’

Review: Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe

— by BEV QUESTAD — “Farewell to Europe,” Austria’s official nominee for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, begins in an opulent diningroom in Brazil where five maids scurry to finish setting a gigantic table laden with exotic flowers. This was 1936, when coffee, rubb[...]

Review: Hannah Arendt

— by BEV QUESTAD — Sometimes my high school students ask, “What is evil?” Is it a lack of social conscience or a desire to harm others? Is evil behavior a brain malfunction or mental disorder? Is evil itself an invasion of the devil or a regression to bloodthirsty animalistic surviva[...]