Rucavanné van Wyk

Rucavanné van Wyk

In film, I found passion when I most needed it in my life.
Letterboxd member since: 01 December 2014

Favorite films

  • Open Your Eyes
  • Election
  • Barton Fink
  • Punch-Drunk Love

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  • Nobody

    ★★

  • Censor

    ★★★

  • Millennium Actress

    ★★½

  • Candy

    ★★★

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  • Censor

    Censor

    ★★★

    I saw some comparisons being drawn to my 2020 film of the year Saint Maud, and on surface level I understand why: a horror film in which a female lead loses a grip on her reality. But that's about as far as any solid relation between the two films go. Censor proposes some intriguing questions such as, (a) what are the origins of true horror - is it inherent within humans, or is it as a result of trauma, and…

  • Red Road

    Red Road

    ★★★

    Takes way too long to get to its point, as a result for about 20 to 30 minutes in the middle of the film you get frustrated because the film still has not revealed what the protagonist's deal is with the man she's spying on. You may speculate of course but that gets boring too, and when the reveal comes at the end there is a sense of payoff, yet still you can't help but feel the film could have been so much more better if it cut out about 20 unnecessary minutes and made itself more succinct.

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