Monday, April 16, 2007


Red Road

There’s no shortage of contenders when considering cinematic masterpieces to which the spectacularly unsettling drama, Red Road, deserves comparison. Critics have name-dropped a flurry of entries in the thriller genre to validate the movie’s immediate canonization: Rear Window, The Conversation and Michael Haneke’s Cache all make recurring appearances in the plethora of positive reviews. Considering its nuanced portrait of a troubled woman (Kate Dickie) engaged in voyeuristic obsession, Red Road undoubtedly earns its entrance into that prestigious crowd—but director Andrea Arnold insists on being coy in response to the accolades.

Read the rest of the feature in the New York Press...


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