|misterbuns - 2012-10-16 |
Cunning use of the frame and efficient production design.
The negative space, at first used in a familiar way: to isolate the character and dwarf him in emptiness, then becomes a setting for a new drama of tedium featuring a new player: the cockroach.
Perfectly paralleling the paranoia of the central narrative this new drama within a drama folds the meaning of the film onto itself
The Hegelian overtones are deafening, but I wont bore you with the obvious.