Thursday, June 24, 2010

In Bruges (2008): review- 7/10

Two Irish contract killers are sent to Bruges, where they stay in a hotel, awaiting further instructions from their chief

The film begins as a comic double act- later more characters become involved: a love interest, a dwarf and other hoodlums.

It is often very funny: there are appropriately weird "Belgian" elements and is often beautifully shot.

However, the film suffers from an awkwardness of tempo, suffering from occasional languors.

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