Eisenstein in Guanajuato
First screened in October 2015
Director: Peter Greenaway. Cast: Elmer Bäck, Luis Alberti, Lisa Owen, Stelio Savante, Maya Zapata, Rasmus Slätis, Jakob Öhrman. Screenplay: Peter Greenaway. Twitter Capsule:
Pretty silly, but punch-drunk Greenaway is as engaging as he is unexpected. Requires generosity, but fun.
What a change of pace from the auteur's usual solemnity. Sometimes feels curtailed by budget, as if risky conceits have shrunk to throwaway gestures. At other times, merrily distinctive.