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EdieEmm's rating of the film Les rendez-vous d’Anna

Less a character study than the cinematic tone poem of a soul stuck always w/in the parameters of a frame. Right away, relentless claustrophobic shots of Anna in doors, windows, compartments... Inescapably determined. Like her relations; or, rather, the monologues she elicits & the obliging performativity she offers in return, to signify care. And the nearly-numb ache for connection, still pushing us on, mechanically