By robbiefreeling | REVERSEBLOG: the reverse shot blog November 27, 2006 at 7:23AM
What do these two images—from Nikolaus Geyrhalter’s Our Daily Bread and Nicolas Hytner’s The History Boys—have in common? Well, in addition to the fact that they both show pigs lined up for the slaughter, they’re also two of the latest films up for review at indieWIRE from RS. In fact, Geyrhalter’s expansive, mostly wordless treatise on the increasing impersonability and future shock of the international food industry might be a nice respite after the coddled hermeticism of Hytner’s smug, leaden film adaptation of Alan Bennett’s scattered Tony winner. Meanwhile, we’ve also got good news from down under, in the form of Peter Cattaneo’s Opal Dream. Welcome back from Thanksgiving, everyone!