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Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.
In an undefined time, the environment has been totally destroyed and now the water is contaminated and the animals have been burned. Georges Laurent travels with her wife Anne Laurent, their teenage daughter Eva and their son Ben from the city to their cabin in the countryside. On the arrival, they find that intruders have broken in the house, and one stranger kills George. Anne, Eva and Ben wander through the village asking for shelter and supplies for their acquaintances, but they refuse to help them. They reach an abandoned barn and spend the night inside. On the next morning, they meet a teenage boy and they walk together to a train station, where they find other survivors. Together, they wait for the train expecting to go to a better place in the middle of the chaos. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Near the end, Ben's nose is bleeding and he is awake and crying. He wipes the blood from his face and more blood seems to run from his nose across his cheek - but when he sniffs and his cheek moves, the stream of blood does not move with the cheek. See more »
I do very much like the premise of this movie. I like post apocalyptic themes as much as the next guy, but i did not entirely enjoy the follow through of Time of the Wolf.
Giving a synopsis sounds great. A quick cover of what happens sounds good in and of itself, but the actual movie has all these things happen at a snails pace. It's subtle to a fault. I found myself staring at overly long shots, and glancing at the time every so often. Interesting things do happen in this movie, but you would've fooled me if you showed them to me. A stranger holding your son hostage, conflicts occurring within the only established society, even a father being shot and killed, all these are engaging moments but i could not have been much more bored than i was when i saw them. Like i said, far too many loooooong shots with not a lot happening in them. It did not keep me interested at all.
However, the cinematography was great. The actors for their part did well. The script was pretty solid. The main family characters were sort of interesting, it's a shame there wasn't more done with them.
I only recommend this if you have a lot of patience and have the attention span to stay with it's extremely slow pace 5/10 not great but not terrible
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