Beautiful stop motion animation but all the high pitched singing in Russian by the fox was pretty annoying.
Despite the bizarre take on a, let says "special", brother and sister relationship where the sister knowlingly writes endearing love letters to her brother posing as another woman without his knowledge, "Chère inconnue" is both a heartfelt and in some ways tragic drama. Simone Signoret is nothing short of amazing as the emotionally restrained sister taking care of her disabled brother. An underrated masterpiece in my opinon by the Israeli director Moshe Mizrahi, who recently passed away.
There is something about the atmosphere in Two-Lane Blacktop that makes it stand out. The tribute to pure Americana in a changing society, the open roads and the urge for freedom; alone or with a companion.
James Taylor and Dennis Wilson are both very naturalistic in their portrayals and Hellman's choice to give them sparse dialog was a good choice. It brings out authenticity how these kind of aloof guys would be in real life. Being musical artists and not…
William Fichtner as the concerned neighbor was heavily miscast, he gave off serial killer vibes for Christ sake! And "the romance" between him and the female neighbor wasn't exactly believable, with alot of awkwardness and lacking of chemistry. Also a bad script, the only one who shined a little was Michael Rosenbaum.