Ich? Ich geh ins Kino.
Tense, and surprisingly multilayered, And Soon the Darkness keeps you guessing until the very end and long after. Thanks to the claustrophobic storytelling and my rusty school-french I only half-understood half of the sparse dialogue, which really added to the constant guessing and doubting any character's motivation.
Wonderful proof that to make a great movie, you don't need a lot.
"I had been appalled and fascinated by the statistics coming out of South Africa - political prisoners pushed out of windows, with fatuous excuses like they slipped on a bar of soap, they thought it was the door, etc. I built that into a fiction, trying to find all the possible reasons why anybody might fall out of a window, and compressed it into 3 1/2 minutes and set these appalling facts up against a very idyllic landscape in order…