Disturbing family story...yet partly close to being the wet fantasy of a hardcore cinephile. This kids grew up as some kind of urban "Tarzans" raised by the movies as their only contact with the world...this is a real testimony on how films can save one's life functioning as a powerful stimulus of imagination and critical thinking...Looks like they ended up just fine. Wouldn't I??
Ein Film, motiviert durch blosses Glück. Regisseurin Crystal Moselle ging die Strasse entlang, als sechs junge Männer mit schwarzen Anzügen und Sonnenbrillen ihr entggegen kamen. Moselle drehte sich instinktiv um und fragte die Sechs nach ihrer Geschichte: Die Angulo Brüder... mehr auf cinegeek.de
Moselle's involvement is blatant while she acts mostly impersonal. Contrarily, at one point a young man on trial gives her, not us, a searching look. Does he want her reply? To catch sight of himself? He must know what he's giving us. Does she care if we care why he stops just then & watches? She samples the surface of complex, fascinating minds, with the years & future implications barely hinted at in sampling.
An incredible story undone by faux inspiration and borderline explotitation. There is an innate thrill and joy watching these siblings fall in love with cinema down to their core. It's a testament to power of film and a love letter to cinema. Still, the filmmakers fingers are around the neck of the film too much and end up making their own, leaving the Wolfpack behind.