Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)

  |  Comedy, Drama, Romance


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A simple yet timeless love story between a man and a woman, told using scenes edited together from hundreds of other films.

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Director:

György Pálfi

Writers:

György Pálfi, Zsófia Ruttkay

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10 October 2015 | room102
5
| Interesting concept, but not interesting enough for a full-length movie
From director Gyorgy Palfi ("Taxidermia"), this is a weird concept: An entire movie made by editing hundreds of movies from all times and all genres, from early silents to the latest sci-fi's (and including his own "Texidermia" at one point). All of them are spliced to tell a story.

For a film buff like myself, it's hard not to keep busy recognizing the movies all the time (I think I recognize at least 50% of them). Also, at times it feels as if, when the director wants to show a scene, he takes all the relevant scenes from previous movies and splice them together without really needing to do that (like the "supercut" clips on YouTube).

The concept is pretty interesting, half-original half-not ("Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)", for example). It's good for a short movie, not for a full-length film. At times it feels like a clip from the Oscars, but an endless one.

According to IMDb's trivia, the movie uses scenes from 450 different movies and TV series. I think there are a lot more. While the movie was playing, I found it more interesting to recognize the films and add the missing ones to IMDb's Movie Connections. I added more than 30 of them.

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Genres

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Details

Release Date:

1 October 2012

Language

German, Hungarian, French, Cantonese, English, Spanish


Country of Origin

Hungary

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Budget:

HUF 20,000,000 (estimated)

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