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Filipe F. Coutinho's rating of the film Dragged Across Concrete

It's almost 3 hours long, yet I never felt bored and didn’t once glance at the clock. Dragged is strangely hypnotic, with beautiful compositions reminiscent of Kurosawa, grabbing the attention, meriting dissection. There’s also long, mundane conversations, which blend into one another, as Zahler avoids one climax after the next. This could easily have been 90 minutes, but he's not interested in highlights. (cont'd)