aka Visage
First screened in October 2009
Director: Tsai Ming-liang. Cast: Lee Kang-sheng, Fanny Ardant, Laetitia Casta, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Lu Yi-Ching, Jeanne Moreau, Nathalie Baye, Mathieu Amalric, Chen Shiang-chyi, Norman Atun, Yang Kuei-mei, François Rimbau. Screenplay: Tsai Ming-liang.

Twitter Capsule: Full of nods to Tsai's other films but I barely know them and still had a ball. Opulently weird. Roy Andersson does Cremaster?

VOR:   "Originality" fits oddly here; Tsai openly repeats himself, even treating encased self-repetition as something close to a theme. But his wavelength remains unique, so it's fresh nonetheless.

Photo © 2009 Fortissimo Films/Rezo Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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