Paria is the story of Victor, eighteen. Working as delivery-boy for a video-club, he has just fallen in love with Anabelle when his motorbike is stolen, and he is thrown out of his room for not having paid his rent for three months.
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The start is very clear of its intentions: an exhibition vehicle of a wanted performative energy about the excluded. Unfortunately the initial unnerving sensation is quite confirmed in the course of the film. A camera always, always, on top of characters, an indeterminate confusion of spaces and figures, with a tricky use of Brad Mehldau's piano as an artistic counterpoint to the filmed "malaise". Unendurable.