Wonderfully fluid maneuvering of a film through the real world with a real character at its center and by - real character - I mean Dale Smith's Dale is Dale Smith. He's the type of person that couldn't be conjured no matter how much time was spent with pen to paper & even if you were somehow able to conjure this distinct personality, you would be even more hard pressed to find someone to pull it off acting-wise. The only person able to play is Dale is Dale Smith & watching Dale Smith navigate the absurdity of the gig economy is something else.
Certified Copy circa 1975 with added weapons trafficking!
Every frame is beautiful, but then again it is Antonioni. The man could make a film where the characters read the dictionary and every scene would be exquisitely framed.
Two things within this film that blew my mind:
1 - That 10 minute continuous take at the end of the film. I didn't even know I was in the midst of it until the camera broke through the bars...I, in turn, lost…