The Narrator, an Arab immigrant about 35 years, H., is in an old cinema projectionist. One day, attracted by music, he looks through the window and sees what fascinates him: the dancer in the film catches his eye.
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A weirdly theatrical, grimy, onirical, uncomfortable and really personal adaptation of Sedag Hedayat's masterpiece about existential despair and the modern experience of chaos. If you like Ruiz's filmography in all its stranginess you won't be disappointed.
Bewitchingly organized and stylized-- would require more viewing for me to decide if it's good or not. But then again, Luc Moullet wrote this in a highly favorable review: "I've now seen 'The Blind Owl' seven times, and I know a little less about it with each viewing."