Simon is the king of the Danish art scene - eccentric, successful, wealthy, with a beautiful wife and a young mistress. Life is beautiful, until the day his unknown son Casper turns up and ... See full summary »
Ane Dahl Torp,
Deals with the most famous criminal in Czech Republic, the lawyer who continuously tries to free him; the circle of people on both sides of the law who want to keep him in jail and his infamous escape from prison.
The grandfather's wife unexpectedly leaves him for another man and this sparks a series of events. His son and grandson arrive from abroad and set off for a journey to find a woman dear to each of them.
The film tells a story of two scrap pickers - the title hero Edi and his friend Jureczek. Edi is wrongly accused of having raped the girl whose brothers have got the control over one of the... See full summary »
It is rare for a movie to leave me questioning the motivations of the characters. The tendency in cinema seems to be towards playing to one side or another and avoiding ambiguity. This film is full of that ambiguity. Throughout the film I found myself mulling over what the characters internal dialogue would be and wondering at the significance of certain actions. I will grant you that The Master is not a perfect film...the female characters are sometimes flimsy and there are times when the plot is not real tight...but there is a depth to this film that is not found often. It is up to us to draw the line between fantasy and reality and to determine what leads a character one way or another. I love that, and it leads me to recommend the movie.
But then, what do I know?
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