Tag Archives: Lucien Castaing-Taylor

Ilisa Barbash & Lucien Castaing-Taylor – Sweetgrass (2009)

An unsentimental elegy to the American West, “Sweetgrass” follows the last modern-day cowboys to lead their flocks of sheep up into Montana’s breathtaking and often dangerous Absaroka-Beartooth mountains for summer pasture. This astonishingly beautiful yet unsparing film reveals a world in which nature and culture, animals and humans, vulnerability and violence are all intimately meshed. Read More »

Lucien Castaing-Taylor & Verena Paravel – Caniba (2017)

Caniba is a film that reflects on the discomforting significance of cannibalistic desire in human existence through the prism of one Japanese man, Issei Sagawa, and his mysterious relationship with his brother, Jun Sagawa. Read More »