Holy Motors

Holy Motors ★★★★

A solipsistic traumnovelle. A film that rides so highly above the clouds of narrative thought and continuity. Cinematic logic is tossed aside for moments of metaphysical grandeur. Holy Motor's concept of immortality is not only a guarantee but a necessary part of society's first step forward.

You could call it Arthouse Charlie Kaufman, or a surrealist dystopia. Either way, an audiences watches an audience watching actors acting in front of an audience.

Rarely does modern cinema break convention with such originality and insight. Films like this and Uncle Boonmee only come out ever so often, shining like a beacon as glow-in-the-dark masterpieces.

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