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Wednesday, May 18, 2005

The Intruder: Is that a bloody organ in the snow or are you just unhappy to see me? [SFIFF '05 movie note]

A heart transplant recipient searches internationally for his son. From anyone else a movie that looks (credit Agnes Godard) and sounds (credit Jean-Louis Ughetto) this good would be revelatory, but by Claire Denis's standards it's disappointing - her predilection for isolation (and heavy-handed symbolism) means her ideas about community are stunted.


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