Tag Archives: Rehabilitation

The Mustang (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): The Prisoner and a wild horse

The story and characters of “The Mustang” are familiar to the bone. Here is a violent, troubled man who has been struggling with his guilt and anger, and the movie simply observes he gradually goes through a process of rehabilitation … Continue reading

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Room (2015) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Inside and outside their small room

Beginning with one very grim human condition, “Room” takes us into a small isolated world of its two main characters who have depended only on each other for years. While we are horrified by the darkness of their terrible circumstance, … Continue reading

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Oslo, August 31st (2011) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : One summer day of a young addict

Sometimes movies provide the moments I understand well with empathy even though I am completely different from their characters. I remember how I sympathetically reacted to one particular scene around the finale of “The Hurt Locker”(2008) because I would also … Continue reading

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