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Jean-Marc Vallée Estados Unidos, 2018

MATTEO BITTANTI's rating of the film Sharp Objects

America is obsessed by dead girls. There's a necrophiliac fil rouge connecting True Detective to Sharp Objects. The perfect victim occupies a central place in America: it's a powerful signifier of the decline of the Dream in the Aging White Nation, now turned into nightmares of segregation, racism, and violence. Unlike the girl, this Grand Narrative is alive and kickin': one is dangerous, the other is in danger.