the effects were a little off-putting, but in a strangely good way. impressive cinematography! the V.O during some scenes generated a creepy atmosphere revealing portions of his dark nature, holding a mirror up to us. anyway, I felt something missing... perhaps I was expecting to see more of his creative mind overflowing on canvas, don't know. bloody rough affair between alpha and beta.
There are several scenes that distort the characters, leaving them half out of focus and giving off a general sense of grotesqueness. These scenes recall many of Bacon's paintings, and make the film very onteresting visually. The experimentalism of the film pays off and we end with a very personal and at times tender portrayal of the characters.