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Radu Jude Romania, 2016

Jacques de Villiers's rating of the film Scarred Hearts

I didn't find it the knockout so many claim it is. It's too long and the central romantic relationship isn't all that compelling or entirely convincing. But the way Jude so carefully orchestrates the frame with human activity is a pleasure to behold. And his staging of these broken and bandaged people fucking each other manages to be both erotic and heartbreaking, fleshing out the movie's metaphors to full affect.