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Each teenager chooses his own way to rebel, but the young protagonist of Andrew Kotting's bizarre comedy/drama finds a unique way of challenging his folks. Ivul (Jean-Luc Bideau) is a strong-willed Russian expatriate living in France with his forbearing wife (Aurelia Petit) and their four children. Teenaged Alex (Jacob Auzanneau) is Ivul's only son, and he's become especially close to his big sister Freya (Adelaide Leroux). Freya is extremely fond of Alex, and shortly before she's to leave for a
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It may lack some of the earthy kick of his previous two films, but Ivul still shows Kötting as an outsider force to be reckoned with.
The movie will baffle and disconcert some. Others will find it a paradoxically realist visual poem about families and hurt feelings.
It's a film about improvisation: the higgledy-piggledy, bruised-and-abraded, hopeful-but-haunted ways we come up with to stumble through life and around our loved ones.
Although Andrew Kötting's film has the potential for something great it seems that over -thinking and too much focus on style has taken away from the content and unfortunately will not be everybody's cup of tea.
While the movie's themes are full of potential, their dull and superficial execution makes it difficult to stay focused.
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