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Cannes Film Festival: our review of Dodo, the Greek comedy that awakens

2022-05-26T17:24:10.585Z

REVIEW – Between cruelty, poetry and absurdity, this film by Athenian Panos H. Koutras is original and delightful.



Cannes premiere.

It is a film as lively as it is destabilizing.

From the same water as those proposed by Almodovar in its infancy.

Presented at Cannes Première, the fifth feature film by Panos H. Koutras,

Dodo

, shook the Cannes audience with a joyous burst of laughter mingled with a touch of sarcasm.

It must be said that since

The Attack of the Giant Moussaka

, or

Xenia

(already present in Cannes at Un certain regard), the Greek director likes to play with his audience.

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Here, this Greek comedy begins by immersing the spectator in the action by throwing him into the skin of a strange creature.

Tall grasses at nightfall, dogs barking and beginning to track game, a perforated perimeter wall leading to a luxurious residence near Athens as a providential refuge.

Phew, the dodo is saved.

The movie can start.

It's a bad time, this strange and ridiculous animal, as clumsy as it is friendly.

The household is in all its states.

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Source: lefigaro

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