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Joanna Hogg United Kingdom, 2010

Ted Eames's rating of the film Archipelago

If you like slow-paced interrogations of bourgeois angst, this is the film for you. There is plenty to admire in the direction and cinematography (it is quite an achievement to have so many outdoor scenes in a wild landscape and yet still create a stifling sense of claustrophobia). However, the characters are so narcissistic and unlikeable that the film never strays closer than an icy distance.