Friday, December 14, 2012

Afterschool (2008)



Afterschool (2008)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1224366/

Movie:
http://www.secureupload.eu/se3l72c4mxnk/afterschool.avi

Subtitles:
English: http://www.secureupload.eu/ag0wlixcbjnw/afterschool.en.srt

Afterschool is a movie about a boarding school in United States and how rotten is the environment there. The film's pace is slow but that helps the viewer appreciate the photography and the filming technique. The comments of the director about the hypocrisy of the school teachers and the faulty communication between students and their parents are discreet but effective in a filming manner. The acting is superb (most of the cast has worked at New York theaters) and there are some innovations in the cinematography (different angles and film-editing games). It certainly reminds us of "Elephant" (Gus Van Sant) because of the subject but here the interest is centered in drug abuse and how someone witnesses it even though he/she is not connected to the drug-user. In addition, it comments on many more perspectives of puberty. An interesting film that leaves many thoughts to the viewer without forcing him/her to create a specific opinion. A definite must-see!

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