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Lightweight ‘Apples' a modern fable using amnesia as metaphor

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

MOVIE REVIEW
‘APPLES'
Not Rated. In Greek with subtitles. At Landmark Kendall Square.
Grade B
From Christos Nikou, the assistant director of Yorgos Lanthimos' “Dogtooth,” comes “Apples,” a modern fable about a plague of amnesia cases in an analog, perhaps alternate universe Athens. Our tall, bearded and no longer youthful protagonist bangs his head against a wall as we see still life photos in opening scenes. We hear Simon and Garfunkel's “Scarborough Fair.” Remember me, indeed. He dresses in monochrome colors, buys flowers and takes a bus, but he forgets to get off and cannot recall his...
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