This film was mind boggling in both an impressive way and then eventually in an annoying way. I don’t feel embarrassed to say that I didn’t quite comprehend it because I didn’t quite think it was comprehensible.
I don’t really feel comfortable making any strong statement one way or another here. I did enjoy this film but I didn’t think it was successful. It takes a very popular form of surrealism from this era and capitalizes on it. It’s the type of filmmaking where I usually accept the unacceptable in hopes of it paying off. In this case, it didn’t
1,300+ rating on iMDB at 7.3/10? You know, I take these things into account before ranting. That’s actually a very small number of reviews. Even with those small numbers, I’d still say this is fucking with the most overrated movies I’ve seen in a long time. I mean, it’s complex. It was really difficult to follow at times but those moments led somewhere. It was just an ultimate failure. I can’t say definitively what this film was a statement on but I don’t really give a shit either way.
I can’t recommend this to anyone, really pissed I wasted two very invested hours on it. With that being said it did perplex me to new levels. I guess it’s possible I truly didn’t get and I like to keep my posts honest.