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dramatically flawed but poetic look at parent/child relationships
Written and directed by Lukas Moodysson, “Mammoth” is a melancholic indie feature showing how both those who have money and those who don’t can be equally unhappy. On a deeper level, it’s also about how parents – mainly out of necessity but sometimes out of cruelty – often fail to provide their children with the care and nurturing they need to feel protected and loved.
Leo (Gael Garcia Bernal) and Ellen (Michelle Williams) are a young married couple with a seven-year-old daughter (Sophie Nyweide) who live in a fancy loft in Soho. Though a self-described “hippie” in his younger days, Leo has recently made it to the “big time” by turning his nerdish obsession with internet video games into a multimillion dollar enterprise. But Leo can’t quite adjust to being a part of the privileged classes, and he yearns for a simpler life focused on his family, something that seems to be becoming ever more difficult to achieve with his busy schedule. Ellen works nights as an emergency room surgeon, which prevents her from spending the kind of quality time she would like with her daughter, Jackie, who, in turn, is becoming ever more attached to Gloria (Marife Necesito), her Filipina nanny. Gloria, meanwhile, is heartbroken at the fact that she’s had to leave her two little boys back in the Philippines to basically fend for themselves, while she earns enough money to build the house they will all one day live in.
Leo and Ellen are united in their desire to do good in the world – Ellen, by patching up broken bodies and shattered lives, and Leo, by spreading his new-found wealth around to those in need. In a way, they’re finding their own means of helping to bridge the gap between the haves and the have-nots in this world. But at what cost to their family unit? The movie draws a distinct contrast between life in Manhattan and life in the Philippines, where Gloria’s children live with the everlasting threat of poverty hanging over their heads, and Thailand, where Leo goes on a business trip and where his attraction to a beautiful native girl may ultimately prove too powerful to resist.
Though at times it may seem meandering and insufficiently developed in terms of its storytelling, “Mammoth” finds its own strength in concentrating on those little moments of truth that form the essence of real life. And even though there is a surfeit of musical-montage sequences running throughout the film, it is partly counteracted by a subtle, spare and haunting musical score that nicely accentuates the lyrical nature of the piece. The last half hour, in particular, becomes a poetic and powerful account of people learning to prioritize their own lives in such a way as to be of the greatest value to both themselves and those around them.
Moodysson remains intact in English, too
After seeing The Wrestler, by my once favourite director Darren Aronofsky, and finding that he had lost all of his personality as a director on his voyage toward mainstream cinema, I had been worried that my other favourite director Lukas Moodysson would suffer the same fate in his attempt to make an American, Swedish film.
But I can happily report that he didn’t.
There is no director, alive or dead, whose films make you feel more emotionally immersed than Moodysson. Nobody’s characters you care more about. This holds true even in this latest film, which sneers cynically at society at the same time as it glances warmly at the individuals society consists of, while in the meantime all of its characters are so busy caring for people that they neglect to care for the ones closest to them.
But while the individuals eventually find their way back, society carries on unstoppable.
Original Language en
Runtime 2 hr 5 min (125 min) (USA)
Rated Not Rated
Genre Drama, Romance
Director Lukas Moodysson
Writer Lukas Moodysson
Actors Gael García Bernal, Michelle Williams, Marife Necesito, Sophie Nyweide
Country Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Awards 1 win & 4 nominations.
Production Company Pain Unlimited GmbH Filmproduktion, TV2 Danmark, Memfis Film & Television [se], Sveriges Television, Film Väst, Zentropa Entertainments
Sound Mix DTS, Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera Arriflex Cameras and Lenses
Laboratory Arri Film Laboratory, Berlin, Germany (as Arri Schwarzfilm Berlin GmbH)
Film Length 3,427 m (Sweden)
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Digital Intermediate (master format), Super 35 (source format)
Printed Film Format 35 mm (anamorphic)