What in the world, Bob Fosse directed the Nights of Cabiria musical?!?! I had no idea! Now I have to see it.
The overalls guy. THE OVERALLS GUY.
Pre-the-overalls-guy: 4.5 stars.
Post-the-overalls-guy: -2 stars.
Average: 1.25 star.
Edit: The overalls guy is called "Prognosticator" on IMDB. He should be called "15-year-old-boy-like man who has discovered Nietzsche and thinks he is hot stuff for giving a monologue about how existence is pointless and who the film never says is right or wrong or rather should have not included in the first place because he casts a horrible shadow of cliche on the film…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
A snippet of Ebert’s review sums up what I kept thinking while watching this film:
Practical and logical objections can be raised about this story. Was Travis right to take Hunter away from Walt and Anne? Can Jane care for him? Could Jane work in the club and not be a prostitute?
But never mind. Wenders uses the materials of realism but this is a fable, as much as his great "Wings of Desire." It's about archetypal longings, set in…