Dissolution (2012)

Loosely inspired by Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment, Menkes's most recent film combines an almost surreal fairy-tale energy with brutal black-and-white realism to explore the condition of violence that permeates contemporary… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: March 9, 2012
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Here, dreams and reality rub shoulders, and redemption seems as distant as peace itself.

David Fear
Time Out

You'd swear Menkes were remaking Frownland in the Holy Land instead of tweaking a literary totem.

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Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine

Nina Menkes's camera is at its most effective when it seems dumbfounded at what it's indexing.

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