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Alps (2011)
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A group of people start a business where they impersonate the recently deceased in order to help their clients through the grieving process.

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A group of people start a business where they impersonate the recently deceased in order to help their clients through the grieving process.

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When the end is here the Alps are near.

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$2,628 (USA) (13 July 2012)

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$5,981 (USA) (27 July 2012)
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How to become a cliché of yourself in just 2 films
29 July 2013 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I'm amazed this film was so similar to the bizarre yet alluring debut feature by Giorgos Lanthimos, "Dogtooth".

Its for this reason that it really bombs in my opinion. The concept of the story, the stylisation, shooting, the dry emotionless delivery of the characters, the sex acts, the violence, the patriarchal characters within it, the submissive female characters, the fact he is using one of the same lead actors, etc etc.

I could go on. The film is just too similar to Dogtooth in every way. And if your going to make such a stylised film similarity stands out even more I feel.

This is Dogtooth but just less alluring. OK, maybe its just a more obfuscated story and one that is more challenging it could be argued. Still when you've seen the previous film this seems like a weak tweaking of the same formula.

If you haven't seen Dogtooth go see it! I recommend it. If you do by chance see this before Dogtooth maybe you can pass it off as interesting and at least very unique, however it's hard to think this with the knowledge of what came before it.

I really hope Giorgos Lanthimos can develop a lot for a 3rd feature and dig himself out of the stylistic hole he seems to have dug.


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