- 80 min
- Directed by: Alma Har'el
- UK release: 3 February 2012
- Website: bombaybeachfilm.co.uk
Documentary about Bombay Beach in southern California, once a vacation spot for the rich but now occupied by the poor. Director Har'el seeks to empathise with her subjects, happily fictionalising and fantasising in this dream-like film with crepuscular lighting Terrence Malick would envy.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
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Bombay Beach23 Jan 2012
Half real, half dream-like American documentary from director Alma Har'el
(Cert tbc) 80min There was a time when documentary at least generally gave the impression of being a medium distinct from fiction, where various movements (Direct Cinema, cinema verité) put their faith in the relative objectivity of the image, as…
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