February 8, 2011
So, the fine Keir Hind from The Skinny asked me to do something humiliating. He asked me to write a review of my own book, ‘Tomorrow, We Will Live Here‘, in the style of the brilliant film ‘The Five Obstructions‘ by Lars Von Trier. In the film Lars asks a director to re-create his film but with five different constraints. It was frustrating and humiliating for the director, Jorgen Leth, and for the poet — me.
So, dear reader, you have a few options now:
2) Skip the ‘review’ and just go on and buy the book.
3) Skip both of these things and learn more about ‘The Five Obstructions’ below by enjoying the original version of one of the finest short films of all time.
And here is one of the re-makes from Cuba