What a direct, provocative title (at least in English).
Actually, it's hard to come up with a sharper title than Not Reconciled, which so effectively illustrates the unresolved, asymmetrical situations that persist even after a given conflict purportedly concludes.
This emphasis on what remains unresolved points to the film's radical historiographic approach, which is not only apparent in the title or even the film's content. Instead, such a refusal of closure or even the concept of a post-war (or post-anything) is built into the film's aesthetic. Such a systematic rejection of resolution is productively frustrating.
The film's nonlinear, fragmented structure breaks up the voiceover's description of the past. Unlike in the tight, clear satire of Machorka-Muff, this voiceover's description of…