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Slack Bay (2016)
7/10
Strange unusual good film, for curious and dreamers.
20 May 2016
Bruno Dumont made a Bruno Dumont film in his original region with real inhabitants. Like Li'l Quinquin, some actors are amateurs, some are pros, sadly...

There is no real plot here, no story. Just some days in the North of the France in the 1910's. There are some poetry, comedy, but all of the film is made by the situation of the actors, amateur or pro. The professional are to overdo : Binoche and Luchini are sometimes good, often to much, and so bad... The amateurs voices are always hard to understand, even if your are french. Maybe with the subtitle will be better.

I like this film, the photo are not so good (first film for the director in digital) the colors are usually blurry. There is no real story, the actors are inaudible or to overdo, it's hard to understand, the end are (for me ) not good... But ... i like it ! It's funny, shabby, unhealthy, beautiful, full of love, with no mockery. The director like is region, the people from there (like the Redneck in the USA) and made fun with their reputations. It's a little jewel of burlesque, like a Belgian film.

It's a unusual film, don't except a traditional thing. Take It As It Comes.
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2/10
Bored, dump and cheap, cheap, cheap..
20 February 2016
I like this kind of movie, even those with low budget, they are often good ideas, and the acting, if is good, make you forget the money. I've seen a lot of Space movies, in fact i think almost all to 60's to now. Here we've got a film with no budget. You can see it in EVERY scene. Except for the exteriors, made in CGI. We have here one and only one room, or you can see it's fake, with ordinary light (just add some science-fiction sound effects). In "MOON" there one set of room, but it was far better used. They even use some Sparklers light in one (bad) shaky scene... The camera man fast move the camera, in one the worst 'tragic' scene i've ever seen.. It's was bad...

The actor has one expression, and only one. he is not bad, but not good too.The scenario is the usual, nothing new, pale copy of many film. With a unnecessary ending. Here, there is no problem of food, water, oxygen, Dumb, very dumb.

So, this is not a correct movie, all is lazy here, the actor, the scenario, the decor. The film have no budget, you can see every minutes, no budget and no ideas, and, i'm sorry, no talent. It's flat, boring like i rarely seen in sci-fi movie. Cheap,cheap cheap, don't see it !!
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4/10
Bien, peu beaucoup mieux faire.
24 November 2011
l'actrice principale nous entraine dans sa douce mélancolie, Poolvoorde se laisse aller à de gros raccourcis. Ils essaient tans bien que mal de faire sortir un peu de vrais vie dans ce film, le réalisateur n'y arrivant pas. Sur une idée originale qui aurait put marcher, ce film est bourré de mauvais cliché tous déjà vus 100 fois (en plus mal rendus). musique y est banal quoique poussé sur le côté farfelue amusant, mais les chansons sont navrante de niaiserie (Poolvorde chanter est affreux et la voix féminine clame des paroles navrantes). Un film de dimanche soir pluvieux ou il n'y a rien sur les autres chaines. dommage d'accumuler tans de déjà vus, de raccourcis. le scénario à été bâcler, on aurait put passer un agréable moment, ce n'est pas le cas. Un film a supporter, à voir si on apprécie les deux grand acteurs qui livrent quand même ici toutes leurs forces.
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Drive (I) (2011)
8/10
Bon film
27 October 2011
évite les clichés, un peu lent par moment, musique prenante quoique un peu hors du temps (comme les titres du début). Un bon film, qui sait s'échapper du schéma hollywoodien habituel. On ne s'ennuie pas trop, mais on apprécie le film du début à la fin. Le cinéma américain (en général) ne nous avait plus habitué à une telle qualité. on regrette quelques raccourcis et autre invraisemblance, l'histoire d'amour habituel et le héros au grand coeur. Mais on découvre peu à peu le personnage principale pour dévoiler sa véritable personnalité, un héros solitaire, intelligent et dévoué, qui sous ses aires calmes et apaisé peu être d'une extrême violence. je le répète un bon divertissement, mais pas pour les jeunes enfants ...
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