kinda like jerry lewis if you think about it
whatever. this looks and feels exactly the same as every other Provocative European Character Study i've seen play the festival circuit in the last 20 years and it has never, ever been an interesting grammar, no matter what genre pretensions it dresses itself up in. how did ""new french extremity"" get from baise-moi to this?
a mark which can never be erased. to say this is about vietnam misses the point - it's about the fundamental nature of america, about how regardless of what happened in that particular war america is a country built upon and predicated upon a kind of absolute violence which is thoughtless, and exists to erase thought – the perpetuation of a patriarchal system beyond any justification, in and of itself because of nothing but its own absolute, abject purpose. but…