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João Pedro Rodrigues
João Pedro Rodrigues,
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Filmmaker Leo is searching for the wolf in the south of France. During a scouting excursion he is seduced by Marie, a free-spirited and dynamic shepherdess. Nine months later she gives birth to their child. Suffering from post-natal depression and with no faith in Leo, who comes and goes without warning, Marie abandons both of them. Leo finds himself alone, with a baby to care for.Written by
Are we actually surrounded by wolves all the time, having to stay vertical?
This film has such a strong quirk to it's plot that's easy to put in opposition to quirks & troubles of your own life. And the very ending is when the entire film unwraps before your eyes again; then the quirky plot ceases to matter and the message is absorbed with such intensity that leaves one gasping. All this beside an almost constant visual stun.
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