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The Wolfpack

Documentary


 

Not permitted outside of their apartment, the Angulo brothers only escape is their film collection.

"The Wolfpack" is an intimate look at a large family sadly confined to the boundaries of their apartment. Home-schooled by their devoid mother, the children's only view of the outside world is through the skewed reality of cinema, which could only contribute to their weird behaviour. It's hard to watch, especially as the young brothers gradually realise the misery of their imprisoned existence. Even more heartbreaking is their tethered creative talents, limited to charming re-enactments of famous movies. An agonising insight into social suppression.

Anthony Macali

MIFF 2015
Madman Entertainment 90 mins