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Jason's rating of the film Heart of a Dog

Laurie Anderson has found the sweet spot between incantatory soliloquy and hardheaded-if-playful philosophical essay film of the Chris Marker school. At times it made me wonder what it would be like if Chris Marker declared cinema war (as act of love) on a Spalding Gray monologue. The form invokes a whirlpool, or perhaps the bardo, where the dead live for forty-nine days, even if they are dogs. Way spiritual.