aka Betoniyö First screened in September 2014
Director: Pirjo Honkasalo. Cast: Johannes Brotherus, Jari Virman, Anneli Karppinen, Juhan Ulfsak, Iida Kuningas, Alex Anton, Mauno Paajanen, Pauli Poranen, Hannele Nieminen, Arto Oskar Reunanen. Screenplay: Pirjo Honkasalo and Pirkko Saisio (based on the novel by Pirkko Saisio). Twitter Capsule:
Finnish Oscar play is good brother/bad brother drama shot in such stylized b&w it's practically Sin City.
Movie has a knack for conjuring risky ideas or trajectories (aesthetic, erotic, urban, intrafamilial) that it truncates or jumbles. Definitely some moments that linger, for better and worse.