Just checked the best of the year lists. Nope, not there either!
The stone falls silently ("...une invention sans avenir")
Once more the ole dictum proved, once again its perfect refutation.
Cache ma peine
Elle est de n’être rien
Et de vivre
This one, as the most 'generic' invention of Vecchiali, is a film with too many fathers (Hitch, Fleischer, the "Giallo", Clouzot/Chabrol) without sons.
If the 'giallo' appears as the framework from the very beginning, the easy solution for the public or the killer soon falls apart: the killer losing his will, the cop his reason, the plot his consistency while the victims doubt between life or destiny,…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
"Preach the Gospel at all times. If necessary, use words"
-Watching bad independent films is sometimes more painful than shitty blockbusters. The personal side that makes all impossible is to see the actors somehow suffering and/or being insulted: we all know they will see themselves in the silly picture, working free for Nothing. Painful.
That s usually my first/last Q to know my own personal valuation of the material.
Is this the case? Big No. There s respect…