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"The Proposition" ~ film

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PostPosted: Tue May 02, 2006 2:09 pm    Post subject: "The Proposition" ~ film Reply with quote

hi there..after a dip into I notice "The Proposition" is coming to American cinemas (May 5) ~ a limited release..

This is a confronting, graphic, amazingly told story ~ a Nick Cave script as one would expect from Nick Cave. We saw it the day after it premiered in Australia and were lucky enough to see Guy Pearce, Nick Cave, and John Hillcoat interviewed that night at the cinema. A q&a...great stuff even though they all looked as tired as could woman, who was sitting close to the screen, commented that she could smell the's that that that intense. Mesmerising performances from all.

I knew a little of the story, yet still found it breathtaking. It all depends on how you wish to see film. If I had a choice now, I'd choose to know that it was confronting and challenging, 'n then go without knowing any storyline.

A romp in the daisy field it ain't...

If anyone does see it, I'd be interested in your response to it...was about to write of the depth of Pearce's performance, 'n then thought of Ray Winstone's and so on....

Stunning film making...and for those who dabble in rotten tomatoes, the film has an overall rating of 95%.


dusty screen story
Cave's mind Hillcoat's direction
imagining this
"I've never accepted the external appearance of things as the whole truth. The world is much more elaborate than the nerves of our eye can tell us." - James Gleeson
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