Slack Bay
aka Ma Loute
First screened in February 2017
Director: Bruno Dumont. Cast: Brandon Lavieville, Didier Després, Raph, Fabrice Luchini, Juliette Binoche, Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi, Jean-Luc Vincent, Cyril Rigaux, Laura Dupré, Thierry Lavieville, Caroline Carbonnier, Manon Royère, Lauréna Thellier, Noah Noulard, Julian Teiten, Noa Creton. Screenplay: Bruno Dumont.

Twitter Capsule: Not a knockout on the level of Li'l Quinquin but it's still fun watching Dumont discover (or reveal?) his farcical side.

VOR:   Even more in sync with surrealist traditions than something like The Lobster, if not as thematically cogent or as consistently executed.

Photo © 2016 3B Productions/Twenty Twenty Vision
Filmproduktion GmbH/Pallas Film/Arte France Cinéma/
WDR, © 2017 Kino Lorber

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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