The Blu-ray highlights the intricate art direction, cinematography, and sound mixing that make the film one of boldest literary adaptations ever made.
Despite all its confoundments, 9 Fingers works as a unified whole thanks to F.J. Ossang’s playful sense of humor.
This wry variation on Eric Rohmer’s style of romantic comedy is a must-own release, even if the Blu-ray is slightly marred by an unrestored negative.
It refuses to allow for deeper articulations of racism beyond, well, visible and verbal displays of racism.
Gender and genre are continuously bent in Serge Bozon’s uniquely weird and often starkly beautiful film experiment.