Trailer Watch: The City Below works wonder

An infidelity tale that looks new but still old.

At the Cannes film festival they had the premier of Christoph Hochhausler film Under the City. It was a world premiere in the Certain Regard competition. There is also a first ever trailer for the film.

It is a bizarre combination of various themes like extramarital bank merging and well made and that is it. The film looks a little too predictable. Christoph Hochhaausler makes his second appearance in the Un Certain Regard category. The film is a dispassionate account which makes me think of Wall Street and Fatal Attraction at the same time. The filmmaker takes advantage of the current crisis to the use the banking world as shorthand for emotional wickedness.

The film tries to incorporate a new formalism and trying to work on the form but it is the story that will give away a lot from its goodness. Check out the trailer for the film to get an idea of where this one wants to go.

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John has a keen sense of what ticks in the world of film. He can also be seen in three distinct short film titled Woken Shell, The Tea Shop in the Moon and The Waiting. Cinema has been the basic diet he has been on for the last 10 years. His personality can be judged by the choices of his films.


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