High Flying Bird ★★★★

This film has a brilliance that quietly sneaks up on you. It speeds along with conversation after conversation at a relentless pace, with no apparent regard for viewer understanding (don’t misunderstand, I do not consider this a flaw- while frustrating at first I think it’s a fine way to disorient the viewer and reinforce its themes of capitalist dehumanization through tone), until, in a climactic conversation, it all clicks with just a couple lines of dialogue that make your jaw drop as you contemplate what you just witnessed.

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