Friday, August 22, 2008

Las horas muertas

Killing Time. ES 2007. PC: Basque Films. D: Haritz Zubillaga. 14 min. A Filmoteca Vasca print with English subtitles. Viewed at Espoo Ciné, Prix Méliès series, Louhisali, Espoo, 21 August 2008. - The catalogue synopsis: "The caravan vacation of four friends is terminated abruptly as they become targeted by a faceless sharpshooter". - There are strong images in this nightmarish film about an inexplicable siege and massacre in the caravan. Charged close-ups, a feeling of the heat, grainy texture.

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