"Electra, My Love"
Directed by Miklos Jancso
Jancso imaginatively relocates the classic myth of
Electra to a desolate Hungarian plain. Here, the tense drama plays out
against the rituals of naked girls and galloping horsemen. The film is shot
as a visual epic, with elaborate camera moves that are Jancso's famous
signature. When Electra takes off in a red helicopter, the story catapults
into the future, in a masterstroke that leaves the audience breathless. "A
masterpiece" (Film Comment). Hungarian with English subtitles.