British artist/filmmaker Steve McQueen restages a famous Buster Keaton gag, while upending cause and effect. He’s currently working on a biopic of Fela Kuti, and his Hunger was one of my favorite films of the last decade.
Declaration of Principles“It may be true that one has to choose between ethics and aesthetics, but it is no less true that whichever one chooses, one will always find the other at the end of the road.”
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