Esse sentimento DMX.
There are spare windows into the prison life of Louis Garrel's Dreyfus that suggest a total masterpiece wholly in spirit with its director's many Sisyphean (or if we could ascribe an entire mindset to the author, Polanski-Sisyphean) tales. But this — fully, thoroughly, exhaustively — tells its true story as a man-fights-the-system procedural, and to such ends: superb.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
(Though they are clearly marked.)
• Significant that this is the first Tarantino period film set in his lifetime, specifically when he was six. Hollywood often seems to be seen through youthful eyes, amazed at the existence of the world itself, treating a wind-whipped convertible drive, the aural wallpaper of radio ads and snippets of songs both unknown and not (dig that inversion of "Mrs. Robinson") as the spectacle. How many sound-image combos in his canon are as exhilarating as…