October 17, 2013 7:26 pm

Prince Avalanche – film review

Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch paint yellow lines along a stretch of remote road – and talk
Emile Hirsch and Paul Rudd in 'Prince Avalanche'

Emile Hirsch and Paul Rudd in 'Prince Avalanche'

Prince Avalanche has Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch camping in somewhere, America, painting yellow lines along a stretch of remote road. Actors lust after these talky two-hander parts – on the face of it greater than just character-sketch roles – because they feel stage-like. The monologues about life back in the city, or women and sex, might take on a more caustic and tetchy note up close and in person. On screen it’s cute, but thin.


Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2014. You may share using our article tools.
Please don't cut articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web.

Life & Arts on Twitter

More FT Twitter accounts
 
SHARE THIS QUOTE