Monday 20 February 2012
Review: The Puzzle (I)(2008)
First I´d like to thank Davide Melini for contacting me and suggesting me to take a look at his short film. A woman refuses to give money to her son, despite of his continuous pressure. One night she decides to relax and forget her troubles with her favorite pastime: making puzzles. However, this simple table game hides strange features that can turn her peaceful night into a nightmare. "There is always a piece in the puzzle of your life that does not fit". The Puzzle is written and directed by Davide Melini. It´s well shot and edited and the music really adds to the creepy atmosphere. The Puzzle is just 5 minutes long but it´s a good 5 minutes but I wish it would have been a little bit longer. The pacing is high and Cachito Noguera is believable as a very frightened woman...
This review is based on a online source uploaded by Davide Melini, The Puzzle is available on http://www.youtube.com/ and http://vimeo.com/.
Rating: 3½ out of 7. Check out The Puzzle, it´s a interesting concept, has nice visuals and a creepy atmosphere.