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10 Ratings

Off Season

Hors saison

Directed by Daniel Schmid
Switzerland, Germany, 1992


Valentin returns to the scene of his childhood: an old hotel in the Swiss mountains, which has long been sold and is about to be demolished. As he wanders through the empty building, his memories fill the hotel with life, as if their very transience had brought forth an inner melody.

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Off Season Directed by Daniel Schmid

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  • josé neves's rating of the film Off Season

    35mm. When "le cinéma de papa" is the predominance of the cinematographic gesture of those who were once avant-garde and iconoclastic, what can we get? A kind of "cinema gaga", where the scenes are a confraging articulation between a memory of a previous radicality and a current conventional torpor. It should be noted, however, that there were times when, for generations of young artists, the idea of time...

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