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Waiting for the Barbarians

En attendant les barbares

Instrueret af Eugène Green
Frankrig, 2017
Drama

Synopsis

On the night of the world loom the barbarians, and six refugees of modern time appear at the castle in search of king’s protection.

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Waiting for the Barbarians Instrueret af Eugène Green

Kritikeranmeldelser

. . . An unabashedly didactic film, a sort of Better Living Through Anachronistic Theater. The film takes the shape of a journey from darkness into light. The characters first must relinquish their phones, then are released into obscurity to face their inner travails, or, in the case of the poet, to meet a nice girl, the sorcerer’s daughter, who just so happens to be a ghost.
March 21, 2018
Læs hele artiklen
Without sets or props, the writer and director Eugène Green turns a workshop for a dozen actors in Toulouse into a richly substantial contrivance of theatrical whimsy. . . . Green unites his multifaceted artistry—featuring dramatic production, historical investigation, and sharply rarefied images—in a concise, philosophical, and comedic tour de force.
March 02, 2018
Læs hele artiklen
In his most austere and abstract, Green fashions a blunt manifest of cultural utopias, where salvation against the frivolity of the world lies in the permanent government
January 03, 2018

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