03 December 2011

Police, Adjective

Polițist, adjectiv (Roumania, 2009)
Police, Adjective

dir. Corneliu Porumboiu
rating: ✭✭✭

Even a slow policier has to have a plot with pacing, hardly apparent here. A young plainclothes officer stakes out some teenagers smoking weed, but has doubts about the law. Certainly the film has promising qualities of cinéma-vérité, but they are too casually developed, if at all.
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