No central character.
No defined purpose for side characters.
No three acts.
No internal references.
No political polemical voice.
One of the best films ever made.
Wrote about this originally from Cannes after two hours stood in driving rain. Also, guy sat next to me decided to go to the toilet about 30 seconds before the film started, so once the lights had gone down his seat was taken. Then guy comes back and stubbornly refuses to accept that his seat has been taken, so sits on the interloper's lap. Luckily, the guy on top is so bored by the film that he walks out after…