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Critic Reviews for Bends
The director, who also wrote the story, doesn't nurture the dramatic life of her characters sufficiently for them to stand alone.
Audience Reviews for Bends
Neat, even looks like a Frenchie. Loose, superficial & lacks of interaction between the two protagonists especially.
Subdued desperation builds through the movie as the protagonists each attempt to deal with their own difficulties. Some details are perhaps not quite clear enough (at least to this western viewer) but the struggles of the chauffeur and his employer balance and compliment each other nicely leading up to a conclusion that seems just right.
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