Oxen (The Ox - Sweden, 1991) - directed by Sven Nykvist
starring Stellan Skarsgård, Ewa Fröling
Nescit plebs jejuna timere,
"a starving populace knows nothing of fear"
Latin Quote: Cessante causa, cessat et effectus This is a great movie offering from Sweden
although it will depress you to view it You may be familiar with some of the history of
the great Irish spirited folk who This movie speaks to the issues of harsh justice
and the grief that befalls a fine Michael Rizzo Chessman
"The cause having relented, the effect begins to cease"
in its entirety if you have any sensitivity on the issues that are raised in it.
were sent packing from Britain and headed to a lovely land today they call
Australia. It is my sincere view and hope that the future leadership for the world
will in fact come from this continent island as I think our best successes have
been achieved there in a way that best guides the most human spirit we see
having survived such similar evolutionary factors as to make them special for our
purposes here. The point is that harsh treatment and insanely cruel standards of
justice have often been applied in times of great economic depression or in
areas devoid of real spiritual guidance in favour of religious or other ideas of
a similar fundamentalist nature in even the extreme too perhaps.
young couple that you see above. The man is quite Irish spirited as we
understand the genre and the lovely wife with him is in fact well meaning
and well intentioned for him and grief is all that we see come in this tragic tale
of cruelty that seems to find little to comfort those suffering in the circumstances
of near starvation conditions and the extremely harsh penalties meted out in
these conditions as I refer to above here. He has erred against his community in the tale which is being told here, however it is still my contention that the sentence was harshly administered and no doubt too lengthy perhaps too.
This is a great movie offering from Sweden
although it will depress you to view it
You may be familiar with some of the history of
the great Irish spirited folk who
This movie speaks to the issues of harsh justice
and the grief that befalls a fine
Michael Rizzo Chessman