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Old 06-06-2011, 00:56
Johnny Clay
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Hmm. I always found this film ultimately disappointing, especially with regards to the end.

Don't get me wrong, I too love the strange, ringing eerieness to it, and some of the imagery is sublime (an overstocked sweet counter like something from a fairytale, or two masked faces suddenly at a window). But it all seems somewhat wasted on what amounts to little more than a slightly prosaic clash of beliefs. How I wish a film with such unique atmosphere had dipped its toe into the realm of the supernatural, the more obscurely the better. Could've given Don't Look Now a run for its money, which I always thought the better film.

But film is always a sensory experience, and on that level it's to be commended.
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