philosophy student at kcl
Loved the characteristically danish dark dry humour sprinkled throughout; especially effective during the very serious and tragic moments. Post big reveal the film dragged a bit and lost some of that charm it spent the previous two thirds of the film developing.
At first glance oddly reminiscent of Irreversible when considering what it has to say about revenge.
Strongly dislike almost everything about this. First, this isn't a conspiracy. The film is over-dramatised, manipulative, and centres on a director who deliberately makes it difficult to start any kind of dialogue with these industries (and revels in doing so). He seems to want to try to take the role of an agitator rather than a documentarian and fails at both.
Besides that, the film focuses far too much on the sustainability issue rather than attempting to give a good…
I wanted to like it but it ended up falling flat for me. It’s a shame because the premise is a worthwhile and initially captivating one - the story of when the AIDS outbreak in the UK first began and next to no one had fully grasped the situation.
Jill was probably the best acted of the main five but for the whole duration I knew almost nothing about her own motivations and desires - her own life. She functioned…