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Planet Ibsen is about a tormented playwright who is forced to revisit his past while being trapped inside his archrival's most famous play. Planet Ibsen explores the rivalry between Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen and his Swedish counterpart August Strindberg. In Planet Ibsen, August Strindberg believes he is trapped inside Henrik Ibsen's A Dolls House and his only means of escape is to rewrite Ibsen's play, in the attempt to revise his life. Planet Ibsen, a surrealist film set in the Victorian era, speaks to a wide range of audiences by bringing family and marital relationships to the forefront. At its core, Planet Ibsen explores the choices we make in life and how our choices not only impact us but the one's we love. Thematically, the film explores the head-games we play in a relationship to rationalize our mistakes. Written by
A flawless piece of cinematic work that moves at a welcomed pace.
"Planet Ibsen" is an exceptionally well-conceived, impeccably written and brilliantly directed piece of cinematic excellence.
On the surface, "Planet Ibsen" chronicles the rivalry between playwrights (Henrik) Ibsen and (August) Strindberg. As a whole, "Planet Ibsen" is about choices, impact and love.
There are many things to appreciate (and learn from) about this film; from the directing, to the cinematography, to the writing, to the producing.
Writer-director-producer Jonathan Wyche's direction and keen eye for dialogue reminds me of John Sayles' masterpiece "Lonestar." "Planet Ibsen" is incredibly smart and sharply-written with just the proper amount of precision required without being superfluous.
Mr. Wyche has also produced a stellar cast that fits picture perfect into the story. "Characters" would be an insult because I did not witness any. What I did witness was a birds-eye view of everyday people and how they coped with the travels and travails of life.
Like a fine piece of Egyptian fabric, Mr. Wyche has carefully interwoven the story lines at a steady pace that kept me extremely interested - so much so that when it was over, I wanted more.
Any student of writing, directing or producing will appreciate this film and, like myself, will use it as a guideline and blueprint for what future directors (and writers) should (and need) to aspire to.
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