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Friday, October 19, 2012
Holy Motors: A Conversation That Doesn't Use Just Words
If you don't like "weird", then by all means stay away from this film. If you don't mind going out on a limb, you will discover an alternate universe full of mystery and surprises. By no means a masterpiece, it is more like an adventure full of weird, weird, weird weirdness and beauty beauty and more beauty if you know what I mean.
Denis Lavant plays a multitude of characters, each time completely transforming himself. Great supporting performances by young actresses Elise Lhomeau and Jeanne Disson (who looks like a young Charlotte Gainsbourg).
Take a chance on this bizarre work.