A film poem inspired by the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. A story about our need for love, our confusion, greatness and smallness and, most of all, our vulnerability. It is a story with many... See full summary »
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Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.
A film poem inspired by the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. A story about our need for love, our confusion, greatness and smallness and, most of all, our vulnerability. It is a story with many characters, among them a father and his mistress, his youngest son and his girlfriend. It is a film about big lies, abandonment and the eternal longing for companionship and confirmation. Written by
Fredrik Klasson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A magician screws up and saws a volunteer from the audience in half. A man is trying to claim insurance from the shop he burnt down himself, while outside a procession of flagellants whip themselves into a frenzy. The city is plagued by an enormous traffic jam because for some inexplicable reason, everybody seems to be heading in the same direction.
In a series of loosely connected, beautifully shot, meticulously framed and brilliantly designed tableaux vivants, director Roy Anderson gives his unique vision on Western civilization, a vision that is often angry, absurd, dark, surreal and hilariously funny. It is set in a gray, sombre, anonymous city filled with grey sombre anonymous people who are all lonely, frustrated and searching in vain for salvation in a cold and uncaring universe. If there is a better metaphor for Mankind at the end of the twentieth century - or the beginning of the twenty-first - than this movie's final image I have not seen it.
'It's not easy being human' says one of the characters in this movie. No, but it's movies like these that make it worthwhile.
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