Release Date: 2011
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 14 min
When a director becomes jealous of the relationship between his film's stars, his inner struggle threatens to derail production.
Director: Joe Swanberg
The staging of this dissociative roundelay is still presented in a forcefully lo-fi format, prizing roughly framed shots, improvisation, and flat characters, but there are ever clearer indications that Swanberg is producing something more than empty-headed slacker cinema. show more
Art History is essentially Swanberg's version of "Zach and Miri Make a Porno," and, within the larger context of his career, just as inconsequential. show more
Swanberg has discovered lighting and mood-to occasionally stunning effect. Perhaps in some future memo from the front lines of indie-sploitation, he will unite them with story and more than a superficial nod to character. show more