9º – Jacob’s Ladder (Adrian Lyne, 1990)The film presents several random fragments of the life of Jacob, a disturbed Vietnam war veteran, showing all the intensity of his life, along with events that may not be real. The plot will vary between hallucinations and real events, without ever informing the viewer about what each one is. The cold atmosphere, emanating a feeling of helplessness, whether in the character or in the spectator himself, manages to give all the necessary substance to the film.
8º – Clerks (Kevin Smith, 1994)Unpretentious, the plot shows some fragments of the daily life of two attendants at a convenience store. Pearl of the 1990s, ‘Clerks’ manages to be dynamic even using only the store where the characters work, explaining a series of natural events of our daily life, which, when transposed in the cinema, become hilarious.
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