A man known as the "Murderer" wanders through the woods. The sound of water flowing deep underground fills his head. Within the sound of the subterranean water flowing through the "id", the... See full summary »
A man known as the "Murderer" wanders through the woods. The sound of water flowing deep underground fills his head. Within the sound of the subterranean water flowing through the "id", the realm of the subconscious mind, the "Voice of Someone" becomes audible. The man emerging from the woods was captivated by that voice, engulfed in a raging storm and carried along by the swollen waters of a river until picked up and taken to a small steel factory in a town near the river. In front of that factory, which adjoins a pig farm, an ancient water course has been sealed with a giant spigot. The man is resonant with the "id" water sounds of that sealed water course. Before long, incidents gradually begin to occur that affect the frugal occupants of the factory, until one morning they discover the body of the head of the factory, who has been beaten to death. The perpetrator is a female employee of the factory, and in fact it was her voice that had beckoned that man there. The hatred and ... Written by
I just saw this in Belgium and for the first night in the country their was definitely some mental scarring amongst the group. This film is over top gory, surreal, experimental and just plain hard to watch.
Although it would be unfair to criticise it for these things because despite defying the common structural techniques Hollywood employs, it dared to be different. And was a success in retaining some sort of satirical overview of society.
The production values were mediocre, relying on an overuse of close-ups and the effects were occasionally flawed. Though to be fair i expected a lot worse and think it all works well in adding to the comedy of the movie.
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