Friday, January 07, 2011

L'Enfant secret

A shot through tree leaves in Garrel's amazing L'Enfant secret is one of the most startling and wondrous images I've seen in a film in a long time.  In fact much of L'Enfant secret proceeds along these lines: pouncing upon a viewer in small, enigmatic doses.  Innovation is overrated, but I still appreciate the artful gesture that takes me by surprise ...

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