NUIT NOIRE (Olivier Smolders, 2005)

Graduating from short films, Belgium’s Olivier Smolders begins his darkly captivating first feature, Black Night, with a centrally pinned beetle spinning slowly on the slender pin, getting nowhere. This turns out to be the beginning of a dream, or of a reminiscence, or of some sort of imagining of a man seated in a chair, […]