Satantango

Satantango ★★★★★

I dug it. 7 1/2 half hours is a lot of time to say something and Bella Tarr says a hell of a lot. People create order when chaos loses meaning and people create chaos when order loses meaning. 
I don’t know if it’s length is entirely justified, but I think I have something of an understanding on why Tarr wanted it to be as long as it was. I don’t wanna jump right on the circlejerk and say it’s a masterpiece, but there is some legitimate and impactful filmmaking at play here if you’re willing to have a LOT of patience for it. 
It’s a movie I’m gonna think about for a long time, but probably not one I’m gonna rewatch for a while.

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