No Rest For The Brave review

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Morphing at random between genres and styles, No Rest For The Brave zooms in on Basile, a bleary-eyed teenager living in an impoverished area of rural France. Why bleary-eyed? Because he's dreamt that if he falls asleep again he'll die. Characters perish only to resurface in later scenes, while a Lynchian flourish sees our hero transformed into another youth. It's a baffling, at times frustrating, foray into the unconscious mind, but considerably enhanced by some surreal visual gags.


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