Child's Pose (Pozitia copilului) Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Child's Pose (Pozitia copilului)

Additional Info

  • Rating:

    M: Mature themes and coarse language.

  • The pitch:

    A mother's love.

  • Starring:

    Luminita Gheorghiu, Bogdan Dumitrache, Natasa Raab, Ilinca Goia, Florin Zamfirescu, Vlad Ivanov

  • Directed by:

    Calin Peter Netzer

  • Running time:

    112 minutes

  • Rated:

    M (Australia), 15 (UK), NR (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE:

    Details of a fatal car accident (dead child) frequently discussed. Objects thrown, snatched. Domestic violence incident, police brutality mentioned. Damaged vehicle. A woman tampers with police evidence; bribery. Yelling, arguing. Blood/gore: Blood on windscreen. Blood extraction (needle in arm, blood filling vial). Bruising, wound-dressing. Autopsy mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY:

    Man in boxers (top of buttocks seen). Low-cut dress, nightwear. Sex, ejaculation, contraception discussed. HIV1, HIV2, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HPV, candidiasis, chlamydia, Pap smear mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE:

    Anxiety tablets consumed. Drawers of prescription meds seen. Stilnox, Tavor, Diclac, Olynth, Nasomer, narcotics, barbiturates, Praxiten mentioned. Alcohol (spirits, wine, champagne). Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE:

    F-words, a-word. Slang for genitals. Name-calling. Religious references.

  • THEMES:

    Accidental death, loss of a child, grief, mother-son relationships, bureaucracy, class, manipulation, control, payoffs, bribery, determination, growth, favours, corruption, injustice, narcissism.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS:

    Medical examination. Malpractice (penis accidentally cut off), relationship breakup discussed. Goldfish, dogs, pigs, ducks. Toilet. Fur worn. Romanian language (subtitled).

  • CRITICS LIKE:

    Strong, upsetting, unblinking, mesmerising, superb, gripping, uncomfortable, realist, challenging, intelligent, exquisite, chilling, disquieting, subtle, careful, strong, compelling. Breathtaking lead performance, well-drawn characters, raw cinematography, complex final scene, urgent feel, brilliantly crafted, slyly disturbing.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE:

    Heavy-handed. Distracting camerawork.

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