Two Minutes to Midnight (2005)

  |  Short, Romance


Dave works nights in a video store, by day he fantasises about his beautiful co-worker Claire, re-enacting scenes in his head from the famous 1959 French New-Wave film "A Bout de Souffle". ... See full summary »


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21 October 2005 | futari99
9
| Intriguing short - very good performances
This was something a little different. Deceptively simple plot (but with a lot of truth) with an engaging script that was marred a little by some dodgy sound that made some of the lines incomprehensible. Just loved the Parisienne scene - nice touch. Charismatic leads pulled it off along with some humorous, quirky characters.

The music was also very effective ( I can still remember certain scenes with the accompanying music) Cool direction-effective blending of colour and character. Quick inte rcuts/jump cuts a la woody in deconstruction mode. Hope this gets a little more promotion and is shown at a few more festivals and hopefully on the box. While films of this calibre are being made, there is enormous hope for the local industry.

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Short | Romance

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Release Date:

3 August 2005

Language

English


Country of Origin

Australia

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Budget:

AUD10,000 (estimated)

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