Film, reviews, context: Alone by Lucas Nola
The article offers an analysis
of the critical readings of the new Croatian film Alone (Sami, 2001)
by Lukas Nola, focusing on the theoretical tenets underpinning
those interpretations, regardless of their respective evaluative
assessments of the film. The theoretical articulation of
the referential frame operative in the reviews analysed
is found in the works of Hrvoje Turković, especially in
his Theory of Film (Teorija filma, 1994).
that any interpretation is determined by its chosen theoretical
perspective, the analysis endeavors to expose the inadequacies
and exclusions peculiar to this interpretative procedure
and to demonstrate that the reading of the film Alone would
yield significantly different results if studied within
the semiotic perspective.