In 13 (Tzameti), a downwardly on his luck handy human named Sebastien (George Babluani) stumbles across the mailed invitation to his lately deceased as well as secretly destitute employer patch fixing the roof of his house. Sebastien has only his needy family unit inwards mind when he takes the invitation in addition to follows the directions within it. Through a serial of cloak and dagger maneuvers together with body searches, he arrives at the invitations truthful destination, a remote business firm in the woods. That is the where inward 13 (Tzameti) but the what is something I will non unwrap. It is likewise adept. If I mentioned other films where similar situations were used equally plot devices, it would give it away. If Sebastien knew what the invitation was genuinely to, he never would hold followed its directions. What awaits him is a game, i of the nearly blood-thirsty games ever invented. This is a tournament where the contestants, Sebastien beingness the13th contestant, are wagered upon past wealthy spectators at the offset of each circular. The spectators select, adapt too secure transport together with directions for their contestants, equally was done for Sebastien’s former employer.

The entirety of the first of all act of 13 (Tzameti) leads upwardly to the game too it is from the second act on that this film reveals itself as well as its real underlining plot. Even earlier Sebastien arrives at the business firm, the celluloid begins picking upwards steam every bit he is told over the phone to acquire off the train he will locomote on ane halt earlier the destination printed on the ticket. He has no idea why he’s been instructed to do hence but he does as he is told. From the game on, thirteen (Tzameti) grows inward increasing excitement, showing the cleverness of the writing inward in addition to behind the film. This motion-picture show has obvious Hitchcock in addition to film noir elements, a few being: its shot alone inwards dark as well as white, the photographic camera holds on characters’ faces for extended periods of fourth dimension in addition to the cinema’s ending. Besides the great photographic camera run too cinematography, the existent star of xiii (Tzameti) is George Babluani’s Sebastien. It is he who the viewer follows from the outset of the film to the finish. His ingenuity, sympathetic nature too eventual calmness nether pressure level are what make this film actually smooth.

Gela Babluani’s 13 (Tzameti) is a good crafted thriller that slow builds inwards intensity together with complexity. The viewer only receives from the characters too their personalities what is necessary for them to interact with each other in the celluloid. In another film, this would detract from the overall film but inward this flick it is a force. This occurs because the characters in addition to their backgrounds are not as of import equally what they are currently going through. Gela Babluani has taken a simple concept as well as made it bloom into a memorable pic feel.

Rating: 9/10

By akagami