Make Up ★★½

For what this film is ultimately about, made explicit in the final three minutes, I was surprised, but not in a good way. The enigmatic build-up and potent symbolism throughout did not correlate to the anti-climactic punchline. There was an excellent atmosphere conjured and some fine visuals, but it didn't feel like there was a story to grasp onto. Everything felt a bit thin, yet it was executed well. I would love to see what Claire Oakley does with richer source material, as I like her direction a lot.

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