White Vertigo

White Vertigo ★★★★

And you thought Vertigo was white enough, it gets a whole lot whiter at the 1956 Winter Olympics. The score does not let the viewer mistake that this is a documentary from the 1950's and the Eastmancolor process makes the winter blues just a bit colder. I wasnt sure what I was going to think of this as the begining of the film,lingered so much on the village, but the coverage of the hockey tournament, playing without helmets in a dark arena and the cross cutting between figure skating and speed skating were very welcome. Ultimately, this is a solid Olympic doc where every event covered is given justice, from flying ski jumpers to slolom shushers.

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