13In/Form–HaemoAesthetics and Politics12Alex. F BrownDisenchantment,Drive and DriveNicholas Winding Refn’s 2011 film Drive contains a short but indelible sequence in which the relations of desire and death-drive, Eros and Thanatos, appear in perfect simultaneity and indissociability. The name-less hero (henceforth “Driver”) and the woman he loves (Irene) stand in a hallway. An elevator opens, a man stands inside. The protagonists get in and the elevator closes and begins to descend. A gun is gli
Disenchantment, Drive and Drive
Alex F. Brown Disenchantment, Drive and Drive
Juhee Han Untitled, 2015