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Essential Killing

Diretto da Jerzy Skolimowski
Polonia, Norvegia, 2010
Thriller, Di guerra


A Taliban fighter is captured, interrogated, tortured and then transported to an unnamed snowy destination in Europe. Taking advantage of an accident, he escapes and has to use all his wits to evade his pursuers whilst battling bitter winter cold, and lack of food.

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Can an actor’s performance, just by itself, be the guiding force behind the ambitions of a movie? In Jerzy Skolimowski’s Essential Killing—a gripping drama about the solo escape of a terrorist fighter—iconoclastic artist Vincent Gallo achieves exactly that. A Volpi Cup winner at Venice in 2010.

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The clarity that Clooney said he missed can be found in spades in Skolimowski’s film, whose clarity has a demonic ineluctibility that is enough to wipe out the vagueness of a dozen movies.
March 26, 2012
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Poetic, savage and beautifully expressive visually, Essential Killing is an exceptionally rich and powerful cinematographic experience that should not be missed.
March 23, 2011
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While it starts with impressive military details, Essential Killing moves quickly to the narrative minimalism and visual abstraction of Gallo plunging his way through snowy banks.
September 13, 2010
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