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Half Spirit: Voice of the Spider


This arty French musing on the meaninglessness of life is long on fascinating almost dream-like imagery, but short on traditional narrative. Half Spirit, photographed in yellow-gold hues, sits alone in a locked tile room. She writes her autobiography upon her body. Why she is in there is not revealed until the story's end. Excerpts from her life are filmed in blue, signifying the past. She is seen with her husband, a brutal French policeman who kept her chained to a radiator. Her only company is Jimminy...more