As moving as it is frustrating. Given the bipolar nature of the titular character, this might seem perfectly appropriate. Ang Lee's knack for tackling domestic drama and repressed characters is nonetheless undermined with unintentional camp by its kitschy editing style. The use of comic panels to gloss up the content suggests that in 2003, filmmakers still doubted how much they could elevate the genre.
"Desire" list. Mr. Hyde is the green monster that afflicts all, Dr. Jekyll is the beautiful Eric Bana, one of the rare contemporary actors who carries - as a transfert - the facial dimension of classical actors - see Charles Farrell. In this film, by far the best of Ang Lee, due to the mutations that is constantly subjected, Bana is regularly naked and the least that can be said is "sacrosanct" mutation.
Ver a Ang Lee dirigir una cinta de estas caracteristicas fue como ver una nueva versiòn de The Sound of music dirigida por Quentin Tarantino: de plano, no es su tipo de cine. Fuera del evidente miscast de Eric Bana, lo que màs desconcierta es el formato de comic en movimiento elegido por Lee para narrar la historia (aunque, desde ese punto de vista, le comiò el mandado al mismisimo Peter Greenaway).
Still very flawed, this is regardless a fascinating item – a dialogue and angst heavy Marvel comic book film directed by a man who has directed a Jane Austin adaptation, a western, Brokeback Mountain and dramas. You don’t see films like this often, let me tell you…