Austria, United States | 2012 | Jem Cohen
A male security guard at Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum (Bobby Sommer) befriends a lonely and eccentric Canadian woman (Mary Margaret O’Hara, Catherine’s sister) who has come to Austria to visit a hospitalized distant relative. This quiet, delicate movie—one of the best and most original films in recent memory—is a muted, moving meditation on art and life, love and loss, looking and seeing, death and the passage of time. Critic Jonathan Curiel has called it “the best drama ever made about museums and the connection between visual art and everyday life.” It also has a 92% “fresh” rating on RottenTomatoes.com. “Difficult to describe but not to enjoy.” -The L.A. Times.
107 min. Blu-ray. Some subtitles.
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