A small town and its hopeful citizens are about to embark on a bright new journey. Massive rusty cranes, foreign investors, and the joyful chants of cheerleaders carry the dream of a great nuclear future. Amidst the apparent atomic prosperity, lies a past that no one wants to remember.
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really boring and natural like how things are and beautiful soundtrack. serious like Lanthimos's films but less put on. beautiful images because it is very sensitive to how things are placed like things, people, what they say, the music... everything given purposively and purposefully and without guile (pink roses behind fan, 2 sunflowers etc) the purposeiveness of how a sentence is said: ("Here are...","This is...")
A brilliantly textual piece weaving together different narrative strands around a small Bulgarian town's mosquito problem. We slowly discover that, like the mosquitos, the town's troubled history is impossible to forget or eradicate; the inhabitants need to learn to live with it as best they can.
A profound film, beautifully made.
Largely an anti-communist propaganda piece, an audience who takes for granted the horrors of communism will appreciate this film, but even so the direction of the movie is non-existent. The characters have a resilient optimism which is refreshing, but the politics of the film insults our intelligence as the filmmaker assumes we aren't astute enough to recognize an ideological thesis masked as a mosquito problem.
Interesante pero no se entiende como si se habla del gran problema de los mosquitos (se dice incluso que hay tantos que por la noche no se pueden ver las estrellas) no vemos ni un mosquito durante todo el film.
No sabemos ni que tamaño tienen ni si son muchos o pocos. Me parece poco riguroso.
Se deja ver aunque siendo la mitad de su duración nos quedamos con las ganas de ver la versión entera. Nota: 6