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Attenberg review

Sex and death come under the microscope in this offbeat Greek tale, centred on Marina (impressive newcomer Ariane Labed), a withdrawn young woman killing time in an industrial seaside town.

Her dying dad (Vangelis Mourikis) encourages her to embrace life; repelled by the idea of sexual intimacy, she takes refuge in David Attenborough nature docs and electropunk pioneers Suicide.

Director Athina Rachel Tsangari conjures some playful touches – animal imitations; Marina and friend Bella’s synchronised walks – but this clinically shot oddity ultimately mystifies.
 

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