Set in the year 1999 during the last days of the old millenium, the movie tells the story of Lenny Nero, an ex-cop who now deals with data-discs containing recorded memories and emotions. One day he receives a disc which contains the memories of a murderer killing a prostitute. Lenny investigates and is pulled deeper and deeper in a whirl of blackmail, murder and rape. Will he survive and solve the case? —IMDb
Kathryn Ann Bigelow (born November 27, 1951) is an American film director, working in the science fiction, action and horror genres.
Bigelow was born in San Carlos, California, United States, the only child of a paint factory manager and a librarian. She broke into cinema via the art world, starting her creative life as a painter as a fellow at the Whitney Museum in New York. Bigelow entered the graduate film program at Columbia University, where she studied theory and criticism. Her professors included Vito Acconci and Susan Sontag. Bigelow worked with noted conceptualist Lawrence Weiner and worked with the Art & Language collective.
Bigelow’s first short film, The Set-Up (1978), is a 20-minute deconstruction of violence in film. The film portrays “two men (Gary Busey included) fight[ing] each other as the semioticians Sylvère Lotringer and Marshall Blonsky deconstruct the images in voice-over.” Her first full-length feature was The Loveless (1982… read more
Davvero bello, per me una sorpresa e una piacevole conferma per la Bigelow come regista. Fantastico l'inizio in POV, la fantascienza alla base dell'idea e il modo brutale nel quale ci si scaglia contro la corruzione delle forze dell'ordine, qui più infami e razziste che mai. Attori bravissimi, con un Ralph Finnes eccezionale.
In the first 20 minutes it makes you think there's going to be a whole bunch of POV boobs and that's mainly what the plot is going to be. Instead it's a movie about shit that nobody cares about and eventually a couple of the characters die or something and then cops are bad. Or something. I dunno. The wigs were weird as well.