"I wanted you to be present."

Last night we watched Caché (imdb | rotten tomatoes), a rather unsettling French film. It built tension slowly and steadily, but never plodded. It showed how terror can suddenly bubble up after years and years of a low, quiet simmer. It wasn’t until the end of the film that I realized the two most effective devices: excruciatingly long POV shots and a complete absence of music.

Highly recommended if you have an adult attention span.

.:.

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* note: I do not have a happy dance.

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0 responses to “"I wanted you to be present."

  1. I do have a happy dance and let me tell you I was doing it in spades today!! But I’m afraid it might be short lived if Bushie nominates Chertoff

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