Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Review: Footnote

Footnote
Dir. Joseph Cedar
Country: Israel
Aus Rating: PG
Running Time: 101mins

Who knew scholarly politics would be so boring? Actually, the idea of a film about bickering academics was surely never going to be anybody’s idea of a rollicking good time, but even the meekest of forms can be stuffed full of steroids to give the illusion of zip and vigour. Instead, writer/director Joseph Cedar (Beaufort) has directed his film with all the dynamism of comatose man, preferring flat visuals to correspond with the lifeless tale of father-son rivalry.

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