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Won "Best of Fest" at the 2014 Charles B. Pierce Film Festival. See more »
There's a time to keep your mouth shut. This'd be one of them times.
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The cut of the film that screened at festivals is 4 minutes longer than the cut released in cinemas and on video. The cut parts can mostly seen in the deleted scenes on the Blu-Ray and DVD. The most noticeable difference in the final cut is the absence of the dog burial with D and his father. See more »
Quality micro-budget feature with muted, measured direction, naturalistic performances and a serious intent. It's a film I respected far more than enjoyed as, ultimately, it suffered somewhat from little variation in its somber, one note, tone (picking up only slightly in the last few minutes). The unintentional effect (or, perhaps, it was very intentional) is it made the film slower than it needed to be and considerably less engaging. You tend to witness it occur, as opposed to be involved with it. I hope this flaw is corrected in Mr. Sim's future films (unless it really is an artistic choice - in which case I might not agree with it, but I'm not going to fault it). Still in all it was a relief to see the restrained performances, equally restrained direction, and have it all play out in a confidently realistic milieu.
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