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Renton47's rating of the film The Horse Thief

Even on a fairly crummy torrent rip you can tell that Horse Thief is a work of immense pictorial beauty, and utterly transporting in the way those images are combined with sound (ritual, alien, natural) to evoke a spirit bigger than its tale. Haven't done enough delving into the Fifth Generation, but still influential is the way plot points are elided or for, or shown by, the natural surroundings.