“It’s your fault that people look at us in public as if we suffocated a dog with a plastic bag.” Ema (Mariana Di Girolamo)
Opening on a traffic light on fire, you would be right in suspecting what is about to unfold is going to be different. The film just drops you in on a couple verbally tearing strips off each other. And we get swept along. Fight the unusual narrative current if you want, but I relished the ride. A couple is disintegrating. Context and backstory are parsimoniously and deftly woven in. The filmmakers trust the audience to keep up.
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