All Flowers in Time (2011)
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The programmers at Cannes, Melbourne, and Sundance should be ashamed of themselves for programming such a terrible film. Audiences attend film festivals to be entertained, not to bored to tears. "Indie" cinema has hit rock bottom.
Technically, it was shoddy and relied on a random mishmash of images to create some sort of experimental backdrop. The story was convoluted and practically nonexistent. The actors had really nothing to work with, so I hardly blame them. I have nothing but contempt for this film and everything it stands for.
The content has no anchor here and instead the film just throws weirdness at the viewer in the hope that some of it will stick. In fairness some of it does and I thought Caouette did a decent job with the atmosphere running throughout, but too much of it is just too deliberately odd and too constructed of itself and nothing more. It is a shame because I wanted to get sucked into its oddity but it just seemed so absurd and insincere that I couldn't go with it.