MIFF 2010: Osadne

24 Jul
Osadne

Osadne

The fascinating world of rural Slovakian politics laid bare. Ahem. Runs at a mercifully short time of just over an hour. Puts the viewer in an awkward position of laughing at the quaint views and behaviour of the subject. Comic relief adds colour to the dull topic and always grey streets of Osadne. Doesn’t go as far as Baron-Cohen’s Borat in its mocking, but there is an undercurrent and I’m sure that’s most of the audience came for. Not without its charms but its three central protagonists (A priest, a mayor, an advocate of the Rusyn ethnicity) don’t give the director much to work with. **1/2

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