The Captain – Review

Posted: July 30, 2019 in Joe Giambrone
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Twisted Satire

Somewhere between Salo and Oh Brother, Where Art Thou, this surprising journey twists things around unexpectedly.

I found this story amazing and disturbing, but with gag moments thrown in to lighten the mood. It’s a very strange take down of the fascist mindset, by having a rogue fascist, a deserter no less, turn the tables and out-fascist the fascists.

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It kind of boggles the mind what Private Herold managed to accomplish, more so as we learn that this is a true story! 

The character gets darker and darker and darker. If that’s your kind of tale…

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Comments
  1. Watched this recently and really appreciated it. Loved how the character transformed from a sympathetic figure initially into an embodiment of the horror of it all.

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