Tuesday, August 03, 2010
It was also not as confusing as I had thought it was going to be, though I'd kept clear of various reviews so as not to prejudge things, which probably helped. I look forward to watching it again when it comes out on DVD.
I think - in sum - it's a contrast between two things for me - the end shot (reproduced above) which reminded me so much of the end of Tarkovsky's Mirror (no higher praise) with wonderful ambivalence - and the distraction of some of the action sequences (some were phenomenal, but the snow-battle was a distraction I feel). Hmmm. Still thinking about it - must be a good sign.
PS I think this review says it.