Is there really no third option for the characters in this short film of the great R omanian director Lucian Pintilie? A short film with many complex ramifications about history, honor, about how material value translates in life and survival.
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My Lucian Pintilie marathon has finally done with this short but interestingly chaotic/historic black comedy. ANNNNND, if you can understand Japanese, my Pintilie's complete retrospective is here BOOM!→ http://d.hatena.ne.jp/razzmatazzrazzledazzle/20170321/1490093409 // http://d.hatena.ne.jp/razzmatazzrazzledazzle/20170325/1490451482 // http://d.hatena.ne.jp/razzmatazzrazzledazzle/20170325/1490452988 // [cont.]
Don't rightly know how to rate this. If this 40-minute whatsit turns out to be Pintilie's last film - and it looks that way - then he ended his career in, if not grand, at least adamantly Pintilian fashion.