The Turin Horse 2011 ★½

My first experience with Bela Tarr, and wow was I not expecting this. A great first chapter showing the struggles of getting this horse back to its stable, only to watch this couple do chores for 2 1/2 hours. I understand the themes and the message behind it, but it still does not make for an entertaining movie in any way. Very painful to sit through, and I was not alone as many others in the TIFF audience were restless and laughing once 'Day 5' arrived on screen.

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