Seconds (1966)

»You are accepted«

Unnerving, sweaty, in-your-face intro leads to growing mystery. This bleak fable of age, life’s meaninglessness, and the tempting prospect of starting anew resonates deeply despite implausibilities and uneven acting. Classic Hollywood moviemaking clashes with something edgier as director Frankenheimer analyzes unpleasant questions of identity and what one really needs/wants/should.

In my book of dreams – or nightmares.

»I guess I never had a dream«


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2 Responses to 1000

  1. SJHoneywell says:

    I really liked this film a lot. I didn’t know anything going in, but this one was completely rewarding.Congrats on hitting the millennium mark, by the way!

  2. nicolas krizan says:

    Thank you very much!This one was completely unknown for me too. It is always nice to discover these unexpected gems.

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