Arnaud Desplechin’s sophomore medium feature film already shows his concern about family as a center for his cinematic reflection, and reveal his mise en scène choices as well as his favorite actors’ troupe.
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You can see his talent for complex human interactions already, his understading of familys in their beauty and disgust. He add more humor to his later films, keeping the dispair. Interesting film for those who've seen his other works.
LA VIE DES MORTS mostra que Arnaud Desplechin já era fascinado com famílias enormes e desestruturadas desde seu primeiro filme. Só que o que fazia em pouco mais de 50 minutos, agora gasta cerca de 3 horas. Aspect ratio: 1.75:1