I did not like this movie apart from it being dubbed that is a pain to watch but it was not making sense so I did not watch all of it i could not be bothered with.
Very much a kind of mood piece.
Described as a Belgian thriller, this film is one that cinephiles (lovers of cinema) will really appreciate. It begins slowly and the audience might wonder, well, just what the film-maker is up to, for the main character of Sam is going through his usual morning routine and takes himself to work as a security guard in a shopping mall, all very 'ordinary'. But then! The event that changes everything, and it couldn't be more dramatic. It's what happens after the event that is shocking, moving and a thing of wonder. Basically, it's a film about the human condition and there are wonderful subtleties which might be more greatly understood by Belgian film-goers as something to do with cultural 'soul', but nonetheless this film, regardless that it is not spoken in English, but subtitled, is one of those films that will haunt after it has ended. This film is quite beautiful and quite perfect in itself. It will shock yes, and the first three minutes or so of the disk are devoted to what happens in the 'event' via a music video, but this is included as a kind of prologue to entice the audience into Sam's alter-real world and you want to find out why the event took place. So does Sam, and that's his journey. Fascinating.
Disappointing because I didn't know it was in another language.