Reviews

La Vie De Jesus

4

Like a deep-frosted precedent to This Is England, the debut feature from Bruno Dumont (L’Humanité) focuses forensically on the implosive potential of nowheres-ville boredom and group think. The touch-paper is epileptic man-boy Freddy (David Douche), who kills time screwing and hanging with the wrong gang in northern France. When his girlfriend eyes up an Arab kid… Well, take a guess. Fixed plot aside, Dumont’s slow-burning tale of alienation secures a coldly gripping grasp on life’s pace in a non-place. Includes 40 pages of Dumont’s notes.

Film Details

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  • UK Theatrical Release Date: July 21st 2008