Director: Élie Chouraqui
Cast: Andie MacDowell, Elias Koteas, Brendan Gleeson, Adrien Brody, David Strathairn
France, 2000, 130’, color
English with Turkish subtitles
Photojournalist Harrison Lloyd, travels to the war-torn Yugoslavia for a last assignment and is announced ‘probably-dead’ after a building collapses, causing his family nothing but devastation. His wife Sarah though, also being a journalist, is determined not to accept the news. She decides to go to Yugoslavia, looking after him. Vukovar, where Harrison is said to have died, is unfortunately right in the middle of the war and chaos. Meanwhile, Harrison’s son Cesar looks after his father’s prized greenhouse, trying to keep the flowers and his own hopes alive. Harrison’s Flowers was adapted from Isabel Ellsen’s novel with a cast of celebrities.
Coffee was served with much splendor at the harems of the Ottoman palace and mansions. First, sweets (usually jam) was served on silverware, followed by coffee serving. The coffee jug would be placed in a sitil (brazier), which had three chains on its sides for carrying, had cinders in the middle, and was made of tombac, silver or brass. The sitil had a satin or silk cover embroidered with silver thread, tinsel, sequin or even pearls and diamonds.
In 1998 Ben Jakober and Yannick Vu collaborated on an obvious remake of Marcel Duchamp’s Roue de Bicyclette, his first “readymade” object. Duchamp combined a bicycle wheel, a fork and a stool to create a machine which served no purpose, subverting accepted norms of art.
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