Image of movie El triunfo de Sodoma
Image of movie El triunfo de Sodoma

El triunfo de Sodoma

The Triumph of Sodom
Goyo Anchou
Argentina 2020
82 min
OV w/ EN subtitles

“The bone does not bend, it breaks.” The symbolic skeleton referred to is a term on everyone’s lips: patriarchy. It is not even an ideology, because many ideologies such as capitalism or speciesism can be built upon it. The theme of Anchou’s new film is just that, but what the film itself is, is another matter. A documentary about the mutation of the matrix that has ordered History for centuries? A portrait of an imaginary mutant? In this film, divided into chapters with titles as irreverent as they are ingenious, the meeting between two people to have sex (or not) results in a flashback story that gathers scenes in New Delhi, Hong Kong or Mar del Plata and other cities. This tenuous fiction is just a device for thinking about the current libidinal (dis)order, read as a symptom of a revolutionary atmosphere. Several sequences have an unquestionable documentary value, such as the first few minutes, in which a feminist demonstration in front of a church is observed, in the same manner that all the textures of the film and its chromatic games show an unclassifiable beauty: an aesthetic testimony to our current epoch in progress. (RK)

In the presence of Roger Koza (curator).

All retrospective films that will be shown at the Filmmuseum after the Viennale - from 1.11. - can of course also be reserved as usual at or by calling 01/533 70 54 and purchased at the box office of the Austrian Film Museum. The prices of the Austrian Film Museum apply.

  • Lola Giancarelli
  • Roberto Estrella
  • Milo Brown
  • Alejandro Berón Díaz
  • Goyo Anchou
  • Goyo Anchou
  • Goyo Anchou
Wed 27 Oct
OV w/ EN subtitles
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