Non-linear film tells the sexual story of a film director from his life at age 5, 12 and 16, a man embarking on his first film in 1950s Tunisia, and finally to his current life. Along the way, as a teen, he has sexual exploits with an older woman, gets involved with an Italian couple in Tunisia that culminates in the killing of a local boy and the brutal revenge murder of the woman and, ultimately, is married to a cold woman. —John Sacksteder <email@example.com>
Leaving Las Heaven...
Although Mike Figgis is an excellent director,I believe this movie is his worst one. He has a quality in direction and the soundtracks of his movies are always brilliant. But I think that what he wanted to say with this movie is expressed with confusion and chaotic-flow pictures. This Adam/Eve exploration and the battle between sexes becomes almost static and cold... Being experimental doesn´t necessarily means that you´ve made a masterpiece. Of all this weird mixture, the most interesting point comes out of the wonderful performance by Saffron Barrows.She is a really good actress and her beauty makes a total contradiction with the places this movie is filmed. I hope Mike Figgis is more lucky with his new one..
- Dec 5, 2000
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