Faith Akin’s hypnotic masterwork ‘The Golden Glove’ bathes naked in its own putrid malodour.
Unlike Fritz Honka, the broken antithesis of a protagonist, who attempts to cover-up the grimy, foul stench of death with fragrant, luxury air fresheners, director Akin is unforgiving in his presentation of humanistic horror. Acting as both a condemnation of fascism and with an understanding of the gruelling nature of addiction, ‘The Golden Glove’ is at the pinnacle of formal artistry and character-driven work. If you’re in the mood to be dragged through the abyss then ensure sure you check out ‘The Golden Glove’ on Shudder US.
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