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Stéphane De Groodt
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I recently viewed this movie at TIFF. Needless to say, high expectations considering the director's resume. It was an sour experience with a sweet taste. The movie offered plenty of artistic elements and post modernism perspectives but failed to offer well defined characters hence an anthology of abstract confusion and a rather ambiguous soul searching trip. The drama around loss and love is stolen by a personal trip of redefining, ambiguous and not well portrayed. I suspect the lack of experience of an otherwise promising screenwriter. A plus given by the music and art director. And that's all... A good book poorly translated in a movie. It is however first time when I can say that I am happy to have spend money on a movie that I did not like.
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