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Escapes

Dirigida por Michael Almereyda
Estados Unidos, 2016
Documental

Sinopsis

Blazes a wild path through mid-20th-century Hollywood via the experiences of Hampton Fancher – flamenco dancer, actor, and the unlikely producer and screenwriter of the landmark sci-fi classic Blade Runner.

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Escapes Dirigida por Michael Almereyda
The title refers not only to the film’s protagonist — the writer, actor, director, flamenco dancer, and runaway Hampton Fancher — but also to Almereyda’s formal decision to exit the prison of documentary objectivity. Subjectivity — the “deranged private world inhabited by one person,” as Philip K. Dick puts it — is the deepest preoccupation of his film.
April 13, 2018
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Mr. Fancher’s movie love and way of spinning a yarn to its near-breaking point — one detour opens onto another — dovetail nicely with the cinephilia and playfulness that characterize Mr. Almereyda’s movies (“Experimenter”). He folds plenty of tangy bits into “Escapes” — Mr. Fancher palled around with fame and was romantically involved with Sue Lyon and Barbara Hershey — but the movie is more essayistic gloss than definitive biography. It’s a liberating take.
July 25, 2017
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The film understands cinema as a series of nesting neuroses, in which our desires are rechanneled in legends that render the former puny by comparison, though our longings are the ultimate manna of said legend-hood. Cinema, then, is transcendent as well as entrapping. Fancher recalls his life and realizes that it has been governed by fear, which may flabbergast audiences. Projected on a vast, myth-enabling screen, Fancher appears fearless.
July 23, 2017
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