Date: 2012-01-30 05:39 pm (UTC)
Lake Mungo is quiet, eerie in all the right ways, and deeply disconcerting. In the end, it's what all "ghost" stories should be – it's sad. Set in Australia, it's sort of like Peter Weir did a ghost story back in the 1970s. You should see it.

I'm glad you enjoyed it. It's one of the films I try and recommend to folks who have been burned by a bad documentary-style movies. When in the hands of artists who who are not there to cash in on a style or phenomenon, the sense of intimacy it creates is crushing and melancholy at once.
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