Flamingo No. 13 -- Film Review
3:32 PM PDT 10/23/2010 by Kirk Honeycutt
Unless he wishes to reside outside his native country or in a prison, an Iranian filmmaker today must resort to allegory or metaphor. Thus, international film festival audiences are left to tease out meanings from a film such as "Flamingo No. 13."
It plays out in an achingly beautiful landscape, scarcely touched by civilization, where a handful of characters exchange rudimentary dialogue interspersed with poetic observations and puzzling obsessions.
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