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2.8
21 Ratings

Everyday Objects

Halbschatten

Directed by Nicolas Wackerbarth
Germany, France, 2013
Drama

Synopsis

On an overcast summer’s day, Merle arrives at her lover Romuald’s villa, jacket and luggage in hand, to find the doors are locked. He had invited her to visit him in the south of France but seems to have headed off somewhere…

Everyday Objects Directed by Nicolas Wackerbarth

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  • Neither/Nor's rating of the film Everyday Objects

    There's something subtly devastating to the elliptical narrative, in that it's inaccessible but not impenetrable, expansive without heights, true if also banal. The rule of thirds composes every other frame and the plot meanders like a redacted Rohmer script. But in the few tracking shots, in the heat of space and the blank sun, the subtractive color and sound, there's a sense, yes, everyday is narrated as such.

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