A story about this — 5 years ago
Um, sure, if you read some highly intellectual articles about this film either before or after viewing, you can get some insight into the technique and “message”
- though the symbolism and “message” are crassly apparent enough that you don’t really need to- but even then what would the point be? Do we really need another american-culture-is-rooted-in-violence film? Do we need another dissolution of human body into landscape film? Another freudian sex/power/gender/violence portrait? Another make sure the audience is dis-entertained, uncomfortable, shocked, and unrewarded film? There are no new ideas here, and no new cinematic techniques.