Thursday, February 22, 2018

Oscar Project 2018: On Body and Soul

Movie: On Body and Soul

This Hungarian film is an unconventional romance about misfit coworkers at a slaughterhouse who realize they are sharing dreams in which they are deer. It's both disturbing and enchanting; I was skeptical based on the description but wound up being totally drawn in. It's bloody and WEIRD and funny and sort of heartwarming, all at once; the characters are very distinctive and allowed to just be themselves without too much explanation.

Availability: Streaming on Netflix.

Nominated In:
Foreign Language Film: Sure. This was fascinating.

Catch up on all my Oscar Project posts.

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