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Film Review - Heart of a Dog


Laurie Anderson is a performance artist and a musician, nurturing an impressive four-decade-long career of artistic endeavors. She’s a spiky-haired avant-garde original who lives to disrupt expectations, with her latest work, “Heart of a Dog,” one of her most baffling. While it appears on the outside to be an appreciation of animal companionship, finding Anderson in a sentimental mood, “Heart of a Dog” immediately sheds expectations to become something more in step with the performer’s appetite for the surreal. It’s certainly emotional at times, but the feature is primarily a sensorial immersion into life, death, and all the strangeness the makes up the post-9/11 human experience, with Anderson deploying animation, home movies, and abstract footage to carry viewers into the warm waters of the unknown. Read the rest at


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