Container
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With his 74-minute feature Container, Swedish avant-garde filmmaker Lucas Moodysson plunges, headfirst, into a surrealistic dreamscape and offers a sharp critique of contemporary society. In crafting this motion picture, the director pulls the audience into a different cinematic mindset - a stream of consciousness mode of storytelling, where he floods the viewer with everything at once - "relevant and irrelevant" - in lieu of a more conventional, linear narrative mode. Shot in patchy, grainy, high-contrast black-and-white, the film follows an obese man as he carries an Asian woman,… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"[A] mesmerizing cinematic box of tricks."
‑ Leslie Felperin, Variety
"Moodysson definitely created something haunting; imperfect and nonsensical as it may be at times. Is it pretentious? You bet. Is that a bad thing? Not at all."
‑ Boyd van Hoeij, european-films.net
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