2 Responses to Carnage

  1. Anonymous says:

    This Polanski movie was recommended to me after I’d seen Sally Potter’s “The Party”, as being another story of how a small group of apparently perfectly civilised people reveal their true selves, relationships and opinions under stress, aided and abetted by some best single malt. It’s filmed in real time, so we see exactly how the meeting to resolve a spat between the two couple’s sons descends into the metaphorical carnage of the title. The performances are all excellent, evoking all…

  2. Anonymous says:

    I am guessing that I would have enjoyed the actual play that the film was based on more than the film I have just watched. It wasn’t a bad film and it was often enjoyably excruciating but it got lost somewhere and I think that was because it lost sight that it was in essence a play. Because everything happened in about 80 minutes the changes in the characters often were just too fast for my liking yet (most importantly) I also thought that the others reactions to such changes were often quite…

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