Don't Look Down
aka Haut perchés First screened in July 2019
Directors: Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Martineau. Cast: Manika Auxire, Geoffrey Couët, Simon Frenay, François Nambot, Lawrence Valin. Screenplay: Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Martineau. Twitter Capsule:
Potentials signaled by the abstract premise and the heightened mise-en-scène never bear full fruit. Disappointing.
The script, the set, and the photography take too many risks to warrant dismissal. I appreciated the gestures to allegory. But it's all just flat?