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Flashback: The Addiction

Av Lars Ole Kristiansen , 27. september 2013 i Artikler

The dumb, pretentious script is served up straight, with absolute sincerity and triple-distilled formal and thematic purity, by what may be the most beautiful and powerful direction of any 1995 American feature. Ken Kelsch’s nocturnal black-and-white cinematography is sometimes breathtaking enough to justify the Dostoyevskian conceits of the dialogue (“The entire world’s a graveyard, and we’re the predators picking at the bones”), and the performances by Lili Taylor as the grad student and Christopher Walken (in only one scene) as a fellow vampire have comparable voltage. The mood of Catholic despair and excess is often close to that of Ferrara’s Bad Lieutenant, but it’s even more metaphysical and delirious.

Jonathan Rosenbaum [1]


The Addiction [2]

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[1] Jonathan Rosenbaum: http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/the-addiction/Film?oid=1074426

[2] Image: http://montages.no/2013/09/flashback-the-addiction/addi/

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