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Nicolas Winding Refn
The sixteen year-old aspiring model Jesse arrives in Los Angeles expecting to be a successful model. The aspirant photographer Dean takes photos for her portfolio and dates her. Jesse befriends the lesbian makeup artist Ruby and then the envious models Gigi and Sarah in a party. Meanwhile the agency considers Jesse beautiful with a "thing" that makes her different and she is sent to the professional photographer Jack. Jesse attracts he attention of the industry and has a successful beginning of career. But Ruby, Gigi and Sarah are capable to do anything to get her "thing". Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Performed by Sia
Produced & Engineered by Diplo & Djemba Djemba
Written by Sia
Recorded at Mad Decent Studios
Sia appears courtesy of Monkey Puzzle Records
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Very good visual wise, plot not so much but that is fine with me. Art 101
The visual effects and camera shots are amazing. It is just one of those movies that are aesthetically very pleasing. One could even go so far as to say that the main drive behind this movie is the visual art and not so much plot. The latter can be frustrating for the non 'arty' movie audience. That being said there is one problematic scene (which I will not mention) which makes the movie seem ridiculous. It is one of those 'stupid' irrational horror genre scenes in which the protagonist should call the police instead of doing X or Y. However, when one is wiling to overlook this plot error/inconsistency one can still enjoy most of the movie. Moreover, the movie has some highly disturbing scenes which in my opinion are in line with the Art of film making and symbolism. However, I can imagine that people who are not attuned to this only will perceive it as pure horror instead of 'artistic' thriller, horror as far as there is such a thing.
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