Flirting comes in many forms: a casual gaze that lingers a half second longer than necessary, a light touch, an amorous expression, an overenthusiastic laugh during conversation, or even some playful or overtly sexual banter.
This started off as a 30 minute short which Hal Hartley shot in New York as he was preparing to make Amateur (1994).He was subsequently handed the money to expand his half hour featurette.A ten-years-later continuation of Hal Hartley's "Henry Fool", where Fay Grim (Posey) is coerced by a CIA agent (Goldblum) to try and locate notebooks that belonged to her fugitive ex-husband (Ryan).Published in them is information that could compromises the security of the U.See more » The idea of transporting a story and telling it in three continents is an intriguing one.
What we have in Flirt is a weak New York story which verges on the ridiculous when transported to Berlin and Tokyo, particularly when it comes to handgun ownership.
The similarities are unsubtle and contrived, and you feel the actors, who do well in this, are fighting a very stilted script.
Maybe if Hal Hartley had spent more time exploring the differences in how the story would play in different cultures and less time making high quality titillation' (his own description) then it might have made it a better viewing experience.
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