In Greg Zglinski’s unsettling and complex film, Animals (Tiere), Anna and Nick’s couple is on the rocks because the latter has an affair with a neighbor. A strange accident, during a trip in the Switzerland Alps, in hopes to fix things, leads to a series of even stranger events and distortion of reality.
Animals plays like a nightmarish mystery thriller in chronicling a couple’s disintegration. It has a disconcerting complexity at times, with its multiple takes on the same ideas, time and place. It is a Continue reading