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Burlesque and carnivorous satire

SUNDANCE CURRENT SHORT MOVIE: The short Norwegian animated film Farse is a grotesque, unrestrained and entertaining satire of the modern day decadence and decadence.

Luxury and decadence in Beirut

ELITE: Eric Motjer's new film portrays four people belonging to Lebanon's Christian elite. It's a fascinating glimpse into a lifestyle you may not have known existed.

A superficial fireworks display

ITALIAN POLICY: With his new film about Silvio Berlusconi, Paolo Sorrentino continues to portray social life and power structures in Italy, without necessarily penetrating the flashy surface.

Fuck autonomy! 

Houellebecq's French dystopia coincides with Arne Garborg's Norwegian decadence. Both write ironic development novels with solutions they themselves do not believe in.