Our Beloved Month of August (2010)
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Critic Reviews for Our Beloved Month of August
The whole turns out to be less than the sum of its elegantly constructed and cleverly uncategorizable parts.
The promise on display is impressive; consider the film a calling card from someone to keep a very close eye on.
Transparently a movie about a group of filmmakers who attempt to possess a particular location, Our Beloved Month relaxes into a meditation on the mysteries of place, personality, and process.
As dazzling feats of narrative acrobatics go, this ingeniously self-reflexive second feature from maverick writer-director Miguel Gomes stands in a league of its own.
Perplexing but at times captivating freewheeling docudrama, neither a documentary nor a narrative film, that blends fact and fiction into the filmmaker's unique art form.
Audience Reviews for Our Beloved Month of August
This ingenious Portuguese production is a curious amalgam of documentary and fiction - an adorable metalinguistic experiment that plays with blending reality and performance to tell its story. The result may not appeal to everyone, but I found it quite interesting.
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