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Aspen

1991

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  • Aspen might possess the righteous anger of Wiseman's early period, but what makes it a masterpiece is how it balances that sentiment with genuine empathy. Consider the way Wiseman depicts a manicurist's salon at one of the numerous shopping malls he shows in the film. He represents the customers by only their hands, but shows the manicurists in full—one person's luxury is another person's job. And in Wiseman's films there's nothing shameful about work.

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