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fearraigh's rating of the film The Great Wall

Kafka's short story is not so much the animating spirit of O'Sullivan's meditative essay as a suggestive guide. The film is superlatively edited and shot and, as in the director's previous work, sound is a vital component of the ensemble. For all its formal elegance and wit, however, this is a quietly angry piece of work, and a reminder that Europe has little reason to feel smug when regarding Trump's America.