|Carnage (2011) movie|
This is the story of two couples, set inside one room in Brooklyn. The story is based on a famous French play, Gods of Carnage, by Yasmina Reza, which ran to full houses in the US, UK, France, Germany and other places. The movie was directed by Roman Polanski, the famous French/Polish director.
The first scene starts with two young children in a group, arguing about something and suddenly one boy hits the other in the mouth with a stick. The boy loses a couple of teeth. The parents think that they should discuss about it in a civil way and the parents of the boy who got hit (Jodie Foster and John C.Reilly), invite the other parents (Kate Winslet and Christoph Waltz) home. The four of them meet. After the formal talks, slowly the discussion heats up. Jodie Foster and her husband try to be very accommodative, even cleaning the table of Kate's vomit (hilarious scene - don't know how she managed to vomit so violently!) where Jodie's books (she is a writer) were kept. Kate's husband is a lawyer and keeps on getting calls for every two sentences and everybody gets irritated. Slowly the argument deviates from the main point and gets personal. The couple's frustration with each other erupts out with the help of alcohol. They become so addicted to the arguments that they go upto the lift and come back to continue! Kate states that her husband is with the phone on the dining table, bed everywhere! She just throws the cell phone in a vase full of water with disgust once! The video shows a glimpse of the violent discussions. Every character's personal frustration is shown clearly and naturally. Nothing looks made up! All the four actors have acted their best!
After so much of discussions/arguments, the director gave a nice twist in the tale in the end too!
The director Roman Polanski has directed many award winning films. At present he lives in France. Check the link for further 'interesting' stories about him. But he has given here, a clean, good movie! Now, to the video:
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