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Salome a la Russell,
This review is from: Salome's Last Dance [DVD] [US Import] [NTSC] (DVD)
If you like Russell, you'll love this. Using the expedient of a performance in a brothel, Russell gives us an excellent interpretation of Wilde's play as watched by a fictional Wilde (Grace). This gives him rein to include the usual bizarre oddities we expect from this off-the-ball director; still, he keeps a firm hand on things for once and the result is tight, well-acted and intriguing.
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Initial post: 8 Oct 2012 16:49:02 BDT
Hywel James says:
"Off-the-ball" director? A translation error perhaps. "Off-the-wall", yes, or even "On the ball", maybe, but not a combination of the two. Although with Ken Russell, a brilliant but uneven movie director, it could still apply - just...
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