Writer: Angus MacLachlan
Director: John Curran
Starring:Edward Norton, Robert De Niro, Mila Jovovovovich, Francis Conroy
a parole conselor preparer report guy can't get one of the inmates out of his brain. inmate guy gets his wife on the case of trying to manipulate counselor preparer report guy. inmate guy has some sort of epiphany. counselor preparer guy goes through a downward spiral. but he wasn't that high up there to begin with, he just thought he was.
not bad, not excellent. i'll probably forget i watched it. it was acted and directed well, and there was a lot of intentional, cerebral choices made. i don't really care for philosophical, inner purpose movies. i appreciate them, i just don't enjoy them. there was a lot of subtlety in this, but there were also the smack you in the face imagery and metaphor. i took film classes people. if i had taken finding the meaning of you in film i probably would have had to write a paper on this one. oh, dr. o'hara, i will never forget your classes. you are the only one who ever graced me with an "a" on a paper in my entire educational history. that paper stayed on my fridge through two moves and ten years.
back to the movie. it wasn't slow, but it wasn't exciting. if you can dig. you can dig.