92. DAY NIGHT DAY NIGHT
dir. Julia Loktev
world premiere 2006
U.S. release 2007
Because it insists on the difference between provocation and sensationalism, and doesn't predicate our empathy or interest
on the constant provision of backstory. The protagonist has to memorize all kinds of fake "facts,"
while we react to the austere but plaintive truths of what she's doing, and to the riddles of why or why not.