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Film Review - Let the Corpses Tan


As they proved with their previous collaborations, “Amer” and “The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears,” directors Helene Cattet and Bruno Forzani are not interested in supporting a traditional dramatic viewing experience. They like to toss their audience into the deep end of the ocean, pumping up stylistics and abstract asides to a point where everything else about the movie becomes a secondary pursuit, with pure cinema their personal deity. “Let the Corpses Tan” is actually based on a novel by Jean-Patrick Manchette and Jean-Pierre Bastid, but the film version doesn’t concern itself with the ways of literary structure. Instead, the feature is a blast of sound and vision, becoming a premiere sensorial free dive that, after the first 30 minutes, does away with any intentions to tell a story. The helmers go wild with their widescreen craftsmanship, supplying a groaning, grinding cops and robbers tale that has no distinct shape, just pure filmic power.  Read the rest at


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