L'Iceberg

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3 out of 5 stars

Time Out says

3 out of 5 stars
Dirs. Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon and Bruno Romy. 2005. N/R. 84mins. In French, with subtitles. Abel, Gordon, Philippe Martz.

After accidentally spending a night locked inside a walk-in refrigerator, a fast-food restaurant manager abruptly leaves her family and heads for the sea in this oddball Belgian comedy. Featuring minimal dialogue, long takes and deadpan physical gags, L’Iceberg is, at its best, reminiscent of the 1950s films of Jacques Tati, particularly in its keen use of sound. The movie is more clever than laugh-out-loud funny, but the three leads, all experienced stage performers, tackle their roles with grace and enthusiasm. (Opens Fri; Cinema Village.) — Joshua Land

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