Lucky Girl, Delivers Morsel of French Extremity
Lucky Girl Film Details
Director: Demeter Lóránt
Writer: Demeter Lóránt
Release Date: TBD
Release Format: TBD
Genre: Short, Horror
A serial killer snatches three girls from a car wreck and takes them back to his lair of horrors. Will any of them survive?
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“Lucky Girl” is an exploration into the French Extremism Horror genre. For the uninitiated, elements of unhinged violence and sexual exploitation best summarizes this film genre. Demeter Lóránt penned and directed “Lucky Girl” and delivers an enticing tension-filled narrative. The film has a running time of sixteen minutes. Within the given timeframe, Lóránt teases the viewer’s Horror palate. Audiences will enjoy this well-executed venture into New French Extremity.
In comparison to notable titles in this genre, “Lucky Girl” is tame in comparison. Yet, presented are basic compounds for a solid indie production. The fundamental idea behind “Luck Girl” would benefit with a full-length production. The small cast of characters lacks in-depth exploration. This does not hinder the film production at all. This creative execution has it’s intended purpose. Lóránt crafted a solid work of fiction to which these personalities can resonate from.
“Lucky Girl” offers a superb display of acting, with the word display as the keyword. Géza Benko, Nikolett Dékány, Barbi Horváth, and Nikoletta Mucha comprise the entire cast. These talented actors did not engage in dialogue but rather with actions. This in itself is the principal merit of Demeter Lóránt’s film. Performing with limited to no dialogue is an intensive art form. Anyone with a basic concept to acting can attest to this observation.
Barbarism is a defining thematic force in Demeter Lóránt’s “Lucky Girl”. Audiences will not collide with wanton imagery of violence. The selling point is the creative edits performed throughout the film. Pitched are creative scenes that allow the viewer to dwell on imagination.
“Lucky Girl” is an engaging film. Many questions remain unanswered after the ending credits roll. Who were these unfortunate victims? How did they end up in this calamitous situation? What is the drive behind the killer’s psyche? Demeter Lóránt leaves the platform open to pursuing this idea as a full-scale model.
The use of practical effects although minimal is a significant contributor. Blood splatter is principal yet does not oversaturate the production.
Creative use of camera angles is a major downfall to Demeter Lóránt’s “Lucky Girl”. There were instances in the film that required more of the basic head on approach. Imaginative camera work coupled with intense portrayals would have strengthened several scenes.
The venture into realism lacked in the film. Staged scenarios were outlandish in nature. Each conflict found resolution within arms reach. For instance, a character suffered an injury and offered is a convenient solution. Armed with a firearm? No worries ammunition is right at hand.
“Lucky Girl” possesses strengths and weaknesses. Demeter Lóránt offers an engaging morsel of French Extremism Horror. This is a short film that merits a feature film adaptation. “Lucky Girl” has the trappings for a noteworthy addition to New French Extremity cinema.
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