A tale about isolation, rejection, and despair swirling in abuse and addiction, framed in blood red photography and contrasting natural light. Mikkelsen's best work and Refn's most mature early catalogue entry.
The Turin Horse is an apocalypse. A physical one in the story, a metaphysical one for the real world in which it sits. Tarr has declared this will be his last film, one final howl into the void that eats at everything. The advance of the unrelenting gale, an equalizing force bent on annihilation, defines the ultimate challenge to survival. As it slowly eats away the world, responses are not homogenous. A band of wandering gypsies embraces it and celebrates…