A rhythmically edited alphabet composed of street and shop signs shot in New York City and other elements is gradually replaced by repeated seemingly abstract shots in this influential structuralist film.
Hotel Monterey is a cheap hotel in New York reserved for the outcasts of American society. Chantal Akerman invites viewers to visit this unusual place as well as the people who live there, from the reception up to the last story.
This is an attempt at an artsy type film, not really much point to the film. definitely not something to watch more then once. almost agonizing to watch even the first time. many scenes with time lapse photography, with really no point. Movie starts off with five minutes of a phone ringing with time laps of a guy fiddling with a digital clock. then jumps to more time laps photos of city streets with someone speaking in German I think.
Again no real sense to any flow to this at all. then flips to a goldfish swimming in the waves on a beach, with text describing scenes you might expect from a movie, again, with no real point to it at all. Can't really say much about this, other then don't go out of your way to see it.
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