Greatest film ever made? Everytime I see this I learn a little bit more about how to make a movie.
Post-late period Brisseau? The natural (yet somehow illogical) follow-up to the melancholic self-reflexivity of The Girl from Nowhere. The marriage between the sexuality and mysticism of Brisseau's cinema has perhaps never been put into more physical terms than it is during the cosmic love scene, the bodies placed so delicately over the green-screen artifice.
This is wild, even by Brisseau standards.
"At the time, it felt like the most important thing in the world." — Vincent Gallo
In my first log I called the film brutal, and now in my third I think that word doesn't do the film justice: it's quite clearly the saddest film I've ever seen. Everything about the film is sad, every frame of it radiates an intense feeling of pain. As I've often described to my brother during our many conversations about the film, I think…