36) Armond White Movie Review of film Last Exit To Brooklyn -1990-
“In Last Exit To Brooklyn, the hellishness of urban ignorance and poverty is fully acknowledged, but
the film’s depth–and its surprising emotional effect–results from a simultaneous, full-out acceptance of human failure. All of the trapped characters have problems or idiosyncrasies that make them sociological grotesques but Desmond Nakako, Uli Edel, and the actors withhold udgment (or dismissal). This grim-looking movie makes its characters’ desperation poignant. It reveals the human value in…”
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