Good Luck (2017)
First screened in September 2017
Director: Ben Russell. Documentary recording and implicitly comparing work process and labor conditions in a below-ground, state-run Serbian copper mine and an outdoor, illegal, collectively operated gold mine in Suriname.

Twitter Capsule: Plunging, drilling, prying, spraying, sloshing, cranking, sifting: the tempo and strain of labor, in extra-vivid detail.

VOR:   Vérité documentary is itself nothing new, and the "experimental" aspects of Good Luck are a bit thin. Still, pretty indelible.



Photo © 2017 CasK Films/Kino Electron

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+


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