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10/10 Cinematic Bliss = Nocturnal Noir + Hour-Long Single Take + Shifting Time Space Memory


Tomorrows into yesteryear, we're always an illusion away from the truth we're looking for

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Watching the trailer and the synopsis, it sounds like a usual themes in Asian cinema filmed with some kind of European 'autheur' style.

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It is, Alain Resnais a clear influence. It's the director's master use of tracking shots, minimal dialogue, brute realism that makes all the difference. The director's first film is even more of a masterpiece. Shifting in and out of past and present with a 40-something minute tracking shot. Causing dizziness. Because life and time and memory can be dizziness to comprehend. Trilateration of past, present, and future, the future approaching the past to remember the present.

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Great film. Gimmicky or not, the single take shot is beautiful.

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But it's in 3D?

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I saw some Inception influences (not action based)

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